2013 Ford Escape Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Ford Escape

2013 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.

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2013 Ford Escape Questions

This does not happen every time I utilize AC.

Her car was under recall for LOCALIZED OVERHEATING OF THE ENGINE CYLINDER HEAD WHICH MAY CAUSE CRACKS THAT COULD ALLOW OIL TO LEAK. She took it to the place she bought the car and a week later she calls them and they advise her that the engine is now destroyed, due to their own negligence. They a...

Having fuel in oil? Having to change oil alot,dealer will cover oil changes but can't find problem!

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2013 Ford Escape Recalls

Programming errors in the software for the restraint control module (RCM) can result in delayed deployment of the side-curtain airbag. Delayed deployment in certain rollover circumstances would increase the rick of personal injury. Dealers will reprogram the RCM to correct this concern.

The recliner mechanism for one or both front seats may have been improperly welded to the seat frame. As a result, the seatback may become loose or lean, increasing the risk of injury in the event of certain types of crashes. Dealers will replace the affected seatbacks to correct this concern.


1.6L engines can develop a localized overheating condition that can result in a cracked cylinder head and engine oil leak. Leaking engine oil may contact a hot surface increasing the risk of an under hood fire. Dealers will modify the engine shielding, cooling and control systems to correct this concern. For some vehicles, this recall is in addition to a previous recall, they will need to be reinspected and have the new remedy completed.

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