2001 Ford ESCAPE Power Train Axle Assembly problems & defects.

If you are driving a 2001 Ford ESCAPE, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Power Train Axle Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 2.

The Front Axle And Cv Joints Completely Fell Off. There Was No Evidence Of The Saftey Connector Bolt Being Installed At Factory. I Have Photos. Might Be Called A Lower Ball Joint.*ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU04151K. FORD ESCAPE 2001 problem was reported in WASHINGTON, DC. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010701. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD ESCAPE 2001 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 20 mph.

July 10, 2001

The Left Front Axle Made A Clicking Noise As The Vehicle Turned. The Problem Was Fixed By The Dealer. My Concern Is That The Dealer Replaced The Axle With An Axle From The Original Design. There’s A Good Chance That This Axle May Cause The Same Problem Since ford Has Not Redesigned This Part. I’m Also A Bit Suprised That My Dealer Had Replaced The Same Axle On Another escape And ford Still Has No Tsb Or Recall.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMYU04131K. FORD ESCAPE 2001 problem was reported in BRONX, NY. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010301. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD ESCAPE 2001 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Aug 21, 2001

2002 Ford ESCAPE Power Train Axle Assembly problems & defects.

If you are driving a 2002 Ford ESCAPE, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Power Train Axle Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 1.

Consumer States That While Vehicle Was In Park And No With Warning The Left Axle Snapped, Causing The Vehicle To Roll Backwards, Resulting In A Accident. Dealer Notified.*ak

FORD ESCAPE 2002 problem was reported in TOLEDO, OR. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

June 13, 2003

1991 Ford EXPLORER Power Train Axle Assembly problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1991 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Power Train Axle Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 1.

When Traveling On Highway At 65 Mph And Upon Exiting The Highway When Coming To A Graudal Stop, Consumer Noticed Rear Of Vehicle Shaking. Also, A Grinding Noise. Consumer Proceeded Traveling At 15 Mph When The Right Rear Axle Separated From The Vehicle. Contacted The Dealer. Dealer Indicated That Horse Clip Broke Into Several Pieces, Causing Axle To Separate. Horse Clip Replaced. A Couple Weeks Later When Traveling, The Same Axle Once Again Detached From Vehicle. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):NOT AVAILAB. FORD EXPLORER 1991 problem was reported in TORRINGTON, CT. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

1992 Ford EXPLORER Power Train Axle Assembly problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1992 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Power Train Axle Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 1.

4-whl Drive Automatic Locking Hubs Will Disengage While In Use. Parts For Replacing Are On National Back Order. Please Describe Details. Tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD EXPLORER 1992 problem was reported in GERMANTOWN, MD. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

1993 Ford EXPLORER Power Train Axle Assembly problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1993 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Power Train Axle Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 3.

Front Axle Misaligned, Causing Tires To Have Irregular Wear. *sd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X2PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in SOMERSET, CA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Sept 01, 1993

Tread On Dayton Tire Disintegrated And The Entire Tire Fell Apart; Left Rear Axle. *ak( Dot Number: )

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 4 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):GET FROM US. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in PENSACOLA, FL. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19940201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:FWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 73 mph.

Sept 08, 1998

Tread On Dayton Tire Disintegrated And The Entire Tire Fell Apart; Left Rear Axle. *ak( Dot Number: )

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 4 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):GET FROM US. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in PENSACOLA, FL. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19940201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:FWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 73 mph.

Sept 08, 1998

1994 Ford EXPLORER Power Train Axle Assembly problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1994 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Power Train Axle Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 3.

Design Defect Causes Rear Axle Vent Hose To Rub On Rubber Brake Line, Also Continuous Up And Down Motion Of Axle Causes Vent Hose To Rub Through Brake Hose, Resulting In Brake Failure. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD EXPLORER 1994 problem was reported in KENVIL, NJ. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD EXPLORER 1994 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph.

Oct 26, 1996

Consumer Was Driving Under Normal Conditions And Experienced Vibration In The Steering Wheel, Pulled Over And The Left Front Wheel Was Deatached From The Axle. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU24X5RU. FORD EXPLORER 1994 problem was reported in PERRYSBURG, OH. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1994 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1994 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Feb 24, 1997

At Speeds Of 55 To 70 Mph The Vehicle Shakes And Vibrates Excessively. Dealer Recommends Replacing The Motor Mounts And Rear Axle-to-frame Lateral Shock Absorber.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X3RU. FORD EXPLORER 1994 problem was reported in CHESTERTON, IN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19941201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1994 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 55 mph.

July 24, 2001

1995 Ford EXPLORER Power Train Axle Assembly problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1995 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Power Train Axle Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 4.

The Bolt That Wholds The Axle Completey Come Off While Driving. And ford Said It Is Not A Problem *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in HOUSTON, TX. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

The Bolt That Wholds The Axle Completey Come Off While Driving. And ford Said It Is Not A Problem *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in HOUSTON, TX. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

The Five Lug Bolts Holding The Rotor To The Axle Broke Off Detaching The Whole Right Rear Wheel From The Vehicle. *slc

FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in CHEVY CHASE, MD. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 70 mph.

Aug 19, 2000

The Five Lug Bolts Holding The Rotor To The Axle Broke Off Detaching The Whole Right Rear Wheel From The Vehicle. *slc

FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in CHEVY CHASE, MD. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 70 mph.

Aug 19, 2000

1996 Ford EXPLORER Power Train Axle Assembly problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1996 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Power Train Axle Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 2.

Front Axle Has A Manufacturing Defect Which Does Not Allow The Axle To Vent Properly, This Causes Oil To Foam And Spray Ou Of The Vent Tube, Oil Has Gotten All Over The Underside Of The Vehicle Including The Brake System, Which Causes Faded Braking. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X4TU. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in RICHMOND, VA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960402. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD EXPLORER 1996 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1996 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

July 25, 1996

After Noticing Fluid All Over The Driveway Truck Was Taken To The Dealership. Dealership Stated That Fluid Was Leaking From Front Axle. Repairs Were Made At Owner’s Expense. A Service Bulletin Was Issued About This Problem. Please Provide Any Further Information. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X3TU. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in DESMOINES, IA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

July 07, 2000

1997 Ford EXPLORER Power Train Axle Assembly problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1997 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Power Train Axle Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 5.

Vehicle Tends To Buck When Making Tight Turns.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34E7VU. FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in SEATTLE, WA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19961001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1997 drive type:4WD. FORD EXPLORER 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Mar 18, 1997

Consumer Had Seen Left Front Tire Show Initial Separation. Consumer Believed It Was The Axle. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in WEST COLUMBIA, SC. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

June 01, 2000

After The Car Was Broken On Highway 20 West, :making A Lot Of Noise [ Sound Like The Flat , But Lucky, The Tires Are Good ] . The Car Lost Control And Stop Near The Exit , About 1 Mile To The ” Millbury ford Dealer “. , L Looked Down Under The Car : Seeing The Axle Which Connected To The Rear Diffderential Assembly By The “u Join ” Was Broken , It Pull Apart , And Drop On The Ground . Then Call A Tow-truck , And A Policeman Stopped By For Guiding The Traffic To Avoid ,prevent Accident ..etc.. For Safety .*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU24X7VU. FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in WORCESTER, MA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970801. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

The Consumer States That Both Front Axles Failed In The Same Way: The Rubber Sleeve Split Allowing Grease To Come Out Causing The Moving Metal Parts To Disintegrate. The Consumer Doesn’t Drive Over Rough Terrain, Although I Would Expect An All Wheel Drove To Be Able To Do So W/out Damage To The Axles. The Consumer’s Mechanic Has Replaced The Axles On Three explorers In Two Months In An Area With A Small Population Seems More Than Coincidence. *scc

FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in SHINGLETOWN, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD EXPLORER 1997 drive type:AWD. VEHICLE SPEED: 70 mph.

July 01, 2000

The Contact Owns A 1997 ford explorer. While Driving Approximately 10 Mph On Normal Road Conditions, The Vehicle Began To Jerk Excessively. The Driver Pulled Over To The Side Of The Road And Inspected The Vehicle. He Noticed That The Rear Driver’s Side Axle Was Split In Half. The Failure Occurred Without Warning. Roadside Assistance Was Called To The Scene And The Vehicle Was Towed To His Residence. The Vehicle Has Not Been Repaired. The Vin Was Unknown. The Failure And Current Mileages Were 130,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 130000 miles. FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in LOS ANGELES, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 10 mph.

May 05, 2009

1998 Ford EXPLORER Power Train Axle Assembly problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1998 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Power Train Axle Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 5.

Rr Axle Shaft Broken, Resulting In Loss Of Control, Vehicle Ran Off The Road And Overturned. (n.c. Crash Report) *mjs

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMZU34E4WZ. FORD EXPLORER 1998 problem was reported in FRANKLINTON, NC. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 60 mph.

Sept 26, 1999

Axle Failure. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FM2U35P4WU. FORD EXPLORER 1998 problem was reported in KENSINGTON, CT. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980821. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1998 drive type:4WD. FORD EXPLORER 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

I Feel This Suv Is Very Unsafe ford And Dealership State Otherwise. No Safety Defect Recorded. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMYU24E7WU. FORD EXPLORER 1998 problem was reported in MIDDLETOWN, NY. Vehicle was purchased on 20010901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 10 mph.

Sept 21, 2001

April 2, 2002, While Driving On A Flat, Straight Freeway, The Rear Driver’s Side Axle Broke. The Tire Came Off The Car And Sailed Through The Air. I Lost Control Of Vehicle Immediately, Resulting In A Severe Skid And Vehicle Roll-over. Crash Resulted In Driver Sustaining Large Bump On Head From Roof Collapse And A Concussion. Numerous Cuts, Bruises, And Severe Muscle Stress/strain Of Neck, Shoulders And Back. Also Received Deep Contusion On Chest Due To Seat Belt Retraction. I Feel Blessed To Be Alive To Make This Report. 2 Weeks After Accident Still Experiencing Body Pain. I Can Just Now Talk About The Roll-over Without Crying. My Family And Myself Have Been Through Hell. Vehicle Is A Total Loss.*ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMZU34X2WZ. FORD EXPLORER 1998 problem was reported in LAKEPORT, CA. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 20010601. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

Apr 02, 2002

While Driving, Rear Axle Broke On Driver’s Side. Consumer Lost Control, Causing A Vehicle Roll Over. Driver Injured. *ak *yh

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMZU34X2WZ. FORD EXPLORER 1998 problem was reported in LAKE PORT, CA. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 20010401. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 70 mph.

Apr 02, 2002