2011 Ford Escape Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Ford Escape
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2011 Ford Escape Problems
The DPFE (differential pressure feedback EGR) sensor tends to fail. The DPFE sensor monitors function of the EGR valve by measuring pressure changes in the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system. Symptoms of a failing DPFE sensor are hesitation or stumbling when driving along with illumination of the Check Engine Light.
An abnormal noise may develop from the transfer case. At this time parts are not available to repair internal damage to this type of transfer case, replacement is the only option. It is not uncommon for irregular tire wear to cause a similar noise. Diagnoses should be performed to confirm the actual cause of the driveline noise. Tire noise can be reduced by rotating the tires at least every 5000 miles.
The car was missing with very low compression 45psi in #1. Did a leak down test but couldn't tell where it was leaking from. I just got the head off and one of the valves was burnt very slightly.
2011 Ford Escape Questions
Did a vehicle health report and said it was engine/emissions failure. Thought my fuel pump was bad. Listened for loud or erratic sounds when I turned key to aux position and sounded fine. Checked air filter and it was pretty dirty so I knocked a bunch of the debris out. Put back in and the engine...
2011 Ford Escape Recalls
Due to a software issue that affects operation of the torque sensor, the electric power steering may stop functioning. This would make it difficult to steer the vehicle. Dealers will reprogram the power steering control module and instrument cluster module free of charge to resolve the concern. Dealers will also replace affected electric steering components as necessary upon inspection free of charge.
2011 Ford Escape Reviews
Bought this car new recently, love it except for one thing. It frequently has hesitation and surging. Mentioned it to the dealer but they basically blew me off and said something about putting more miles on it and "flex fuel is different" Now i have about 3500 miles on it and it still does it intermittently.