$3500 to pull and replace etc., may be a touch high, but maybe not. They refuse to entertain my complaint any longer. It had been to shop several times because of the intermittent smoking out exhaust. Fines in the $millions. Coolant leaking from the engine whilst stationary, Temperature warning light lit on the dashboard. Wow. Look around in the parking lots–you hardly see any Fords these days. My mom’s 2018 ford escape 1.5 sel had the exact same issue after mine got out the shop. The problem with these engines is that they are CAST aluminum, and they CAST the blocks with iron sleeves in place for the pistons to move up and down in (steel pistons would wear out an aluminum cylinder in short order). Around 60,000km (36,000 miles) the engine experienced misfires in cylinder No. There are 36 recall actions in UK related to FORD FOCUS. Can you post the actually web page, ford page, ford homepage that states the 100,000 mile thing on a NEW CAR? History tells us, naturally aspirated engines, those that were both, designed correctly and were mfg with high quality controls, last a long, long time-hundreds and hundreds of thousands of miles are not uncommon. 2013 - 2019 Ford Fusion Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating Newsom Law PLC is investigating a potential lawsuit based on consumer complaints of engine overheating caused by an internal engine coolant leak in 2014 - 2019 Ford Fusion vehicles equipped with 1.5L or 2.0L Ecoboost engines. The 1.5Ls had some redesign done for the ’17 model year, so ’17s+ are even more susceptible to this issue than the earlier ones. I have the 1.5L EB on a ’17 Fusion. Ford has been replacing most all of the affected engines that are under warranty with either short or long blocks, out-of-warranty costs seem to run $7-$9600. The latest recall action was on April 16th, 2020. Every time I think the American car makers have learned their lesson about quality control issues, they prove that they haven’t. A factory in the UK was turning out faulty engine blocks by the boatload–heads rolled when Ford found out about it. 47 Comments. Zero have ever been produced, we need to keep this in mind when listening to the little FanBoys-they know nothing at all in regards to a production bronco! My 2018 ford fusion 1.5 se had to have a short block caused by the coolant leak, didn’t notice till my coolant reservoir was empty and making a gurgling noise. Our four year old Ford Focus 1.0-litre Ecoboost, with 25,000 miles, went in for its annual service and MoT today (main Ford dealer). The … A new proposed class-action lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware is targeting Ford EcoBoost four-cylinder engines produced since 2010. Ford took care of this quickly and thoroughly. I am a loyal Ford customer. Don’t fall for it! Both had short block swaps. It happens in a lot of major companies. Ford replaced the radiator under warranty. An even better option would be consulting an attorney who specializes in class action lawsuits. I had the same problem with my 2019 Fusion. Had the call today that internal engine failure and new engine needed. Mine had a slight weep from the radiator that I only noticed when prepping the car for the oil line recall. Then it returned. That being said I am disappointed in how they are handling this issue. Finally finished paying it off and now I have to find a new car during a pandemic where I am struggling financially. ... That recall included the 2012-2015 Ford Focus and the 2013-2015 Ford Escape and C-Max. It’s starting to sound like they’re going back to their bad habits. 15 months later, coolant level is low and car misfires at startup. To check if your Ford Focus is … Here’s a link for reference, but this information is also available via NHTSA’s site. The 2.3 ecoboom is a “stroked” 2.0, yes it puts out a lot of HP, but as always, you push a lot of HP out of a block, you life expectancy drops, the more you push it, the faster it drops. Ford issued a number of technical service bulletins between 2018-2020 related to this problem, as well as a recall in 2017 to install the aforementioned coolant level sensors. Dealerships sell cars OVER MSRP, every day. Luckily the warranty replaced them. Looks like Ford is going back to it’s bad habits from the 1970s and 80’s and early 90’s pre-Taurus. Save the bills and if there is a lawsuit down the road, request for pay. We paid for a new motor from a reputable private garage, $6,000.00 (taxes and labor included). The car was in service 5 times in 2 years due to engine light. Next car will be a Toyota. Never any problems with this engine. 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The bronco is supposedly going to be produced with a 2.3 coupled with a chinese made seven speed manual. New light (RED letters, high engine temp) and i had it towed. The bronco sport interior is perfectly fine just becuase it has a hard wearing plastics in places where other manufacturers use soft touch materials in places that are prone to everday abuse useing hard wearing plastics does not mean it is cheap!. Only recalls for door latch springs and other small stuff. Please contact MGRCRC@ford.com as soon as possible and Ford's team will assist you. We are investigating the internal coolant leak causing engine overheating in the following Ford Vehicles: 2.0L Ecoboost Engine 2015-2018 Ford Edge 2017-2019 Ford Escape 2017-2019 Ford Fusion 2017-2019 Lincoln MKC 2017-2019 Lincoln MKZ 1.5L Ecoboost Eng I dont see the coolant leak anywhere. I will never, ever buy another American car. Want to see your Ford vehicle or build featured on Ford Authority? We’ll have more on this pending lawsuit as soon as it’s available, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for the latest Ford lawsuit news and 24/7 Ford news coverage. It does make me miserable. Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150. See. My work van is a ‘16 and had that as an option and since I pretty much speced it, I’m glad I didn’t. Enjoy another show from Cooper's Automotive! In March, the automaker announced that it would recall the cars, SUVs and vans because their 1.6-liter turbocharged engines can overheat if coolant gets low, causing the cylinder head to … Instead, it shifted the burden to its customers–none of whom are going to buy a Ford again after this experience. Please enter your email address. Wrong. Specifically, the leak occurs at the bottom corner and a mirror is required to see it; The turbo coolant feed and return; and, The radiator top … Ford safety recall is a Ford customer satisfaction program that guides you in the unlikely event that your car has to be repaired for safety reasons. If Ford won’t cover a cracked block under the powertrain warranty–and that’s what is causing your issues–then you should contact an attorney. I wish more people would educate themselves. I had this issue with my 2015 Fusion 1.5 Ecoboost. Who would knowingly buy a car if they knew the engine or transmission would fail before 70,000 miles? Ford Focus EcoBoost 1.0L Recall. Check also how many FORD are Still on the road in UK.. https://fordauthority.com/fmc-recalls/ford-recalls/ford-escape-recalls/2014-ford-escape-recalls/2014-ford-escape-recall-nhtsa-17v209000/. Thought all was well until I checked my levels again and realized all of the coolant was nearly gone again. Is it just sloppiness? This is all begging for a class action lawsuit. I guess they have an excuse now to use the cheap stuff: ” it’s a Bronco it’s gonna get beat-up so we made it easy to clean” Yeah right. Last time you saw “Joe” was when he was selling GMCs, but now he is selling Fords, regardless of what he is selling, the brand that he is selling now, “Is the best, and I can get you a great deal…blah, blah, blah”, not the most honest group of folks you’ll ever meet. A quick view over engine bay of Ford Focus MK3 2011-2014 (2012) 1.6 EcoBoost. Sheer stupidity? Yes , I’m on my 3rd engine in my ecoboost mustang and I’m so sick of the reliability I refuse to drive it now due to another cly 2 coolant leak I’ve been a ford mustang owner sense I was 16 I’m now 40 and after this experience I will never buy a ford again. Then engine light came on. I wanted an Escape but saved money on the Focus. Customer doesn’t want to invest the money and buys a new vehicle. I purchased 2017 Escape 2.0L Ecoboost from private party. I had a coolant leak, apparently from new because always a slight smell when hot only, with no coolant visible anywhere. Zero have been produced, but, I am predicting (few will see off road-they are being purchased for the “look”) those that actually go off road, drop down to the super low granny gear, pushing big meats, in soft mud, winding up the turbo on the 2.3 ecoboom mill, will result in another wave of class action lawsuits. It’s supposed to be good for 100,000 miles or 5 years, whatever comes first. I’ve got a call and case started with Ford. Took off the spark plugs and found coolant in the combustion chamber. I have a 2015 Ford Escape bought in Canada. The seats look cheap also. The group that designed the motor probably ignored design guidelines to achieve some othe objectives they were given. Anyway, I am super disappointed in Ford. I saw an in depth review of the Bronco Sport. Nancy what a horror story. If your vehicle is subject to the recall, but you have not yet had the repair work carried out: It's important that we carry out the necessary work as soon as possible. Roadside assistance coverage:60 months/60,000miles. Your email address will not be published. SO this was a MAJOR defect, and Ford SHOULD have extended the powertrain warranty. Our team will carry out the work and you won't be charged for the repair. Over time very slowly got worst until recently when smell suddenly was very strong and level began dropping. You have morons designing your engines? Was this the same problem being described here? Our 2015 2.0 Turbo motor ‘went’ a few months ago just past warranty. I know thats money out of your pocket, but why be miserable ? Now I understand why they dropped the 1.6 in the TRANSIT CONNECT. And sooner or later a class action lawsuit will hit–and Ford sales will drop even further. FORD FOCUS Recalls in UK. SURE PAL!!!!! Said they called Ford and they won’t assist in the repair because it’s over the PT warranty. Remember, most car sales people go from one dealership to another (few appear to hold down a job for more than few years), what ever brand they are selling now, is the” best” brand, and they can get you a “great” deal…. Most service depts make more money for the dealership than new car sales. Sign me up for that lawsuit, I paid for 2 head gasket services and documented everything with photos, videos, and receipts. I may give that a try. I tried escalating the complaint to Ford, but can’t get any further. So now I have an Escape that could have a faulty engine? The recall applies to models with 1.6-liter four-cylinder engines that could have an engine coolant leak. Brett Foote Lotta info on Escape.org and Blue Oval Forums.com. Never had any problems with my 2015 Ford Escape until two weeks ago. Still owe over 12,000 and left with the decision to “fix or junk”. I can’t post photos here but the newer engines have a different shaped cooling passage between cyl’s 2 & 3. Of course, I had trans problems with the Focus. 2021 Ford Bronco Crawler Gear Facts And How-To Guide, How To Use Over-The-Air Updates In The 2021 Ford F-150: Video. God Bless you, you’ve run into to two bandits, ford for selling the known piece of crap to start with, and the dealership, they’re trying to get a little deeper into your pocket. Yes, I am in Canada where the powertrain warranty extends to 100,000km, or 60,000 miles, or five years–whichever comes first. And showed me the built up oil leak on the head block, sludge on the pistons, broken pieces that should have been replaced. Recall: Ford Focus 1.0 turbo petrol Ecoboost models produced between 2011 and 2013 can suffer failure of a coolant hose due to an incorrectly specified component. My last Ford was and Explorer and it blew the engine at 99k and the dealership said it was a fluke. 2. I was a Ford tech for 13 years and planned obsolescence is happening in Ford’s engineering department. Don’t they have strict protocols? An engine should last beyond 36,000 – 70,000 miles. Get a free detailed estimate for a repair in your area. Ford says it will repair any coolant leaks that might be found in more than 200,000 recalled vehicles that are at risk of catching fire. Ford Focus Blown Head Gasket Causes While there are many reasons that your Focus’s head gasket can fail, the most common ones have to do with the cooling system causing the engine to overheat. Brought it to a mechanic to check for leaks. FORD has so much riding on their turbo charged engines. Ford offered no discount on anything never own another Ford , What about the powertrain warranty? For around-the-clock Ford news coverage. These engines operate at much higher pressures than their predecessors, and the pressures put more strain on the engine. Did you have to buy the engineer out, or just pay for the new ones moving expenses etc.? The recalls started in 2017. Ford says it will compensate owners of Ecoboost-engined cars after some suffer sudden engine failure and others burst into flames To my knowledge this is mainly an issue with the 1.6L motor. I am a stock holder who has bought Ford exclusively since 1994 and this is the way they treat their customers. While I hate issues. I just had this issue happened to my Ford Escape! I noticed that the heat was not working while idling. The lawsuit alleges that Ford has known about this defect since 2010, based on pre-production testing, as well as numerous complaints filed by customers to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. I am told engine is dead the day after the recall has been fixed. This design was probably chosen 1) for extra cooling capacity needed for a turbocharged engine 2) cost savings. Problem went away–for a while. These guys a slick, I’d be surprised if a number of these “slick operators” aren’t reading and commenting on this board. Never even told the dealership about because I knew they wouldn’t do anything out it anyway. What’s the deal Ford? We did test drive the 2020 Ford Escape ( we were in shock mode and we were in the mood for a laugh) and it had a vibration in the back end. We'll send you one email per day with the latest Ford updates. You can unsubscribe from this at any time. © Copyright 2020 Motrolix. Aside from the aforementioned problems this causes, low coolant levels can also lead to engines overheating and causing damage to pistons and other internal components, as well as cracked cylinder heads. I was under the impression this was largely associated with the 1.5/1.6 engines, not the 2.0. My 1.5L engine has 65k on it and the check engine light came on AFTER the PCM recall (and the guys at the dealership joking that it would run worse AFTER the recall was done). © 2020 Evans Halshaw. In short, Mall Crawlers, these broncos will spend more time getting washed and waxed than they will off road, God forbid they might get dirty or mud on the carpet! Ford should just look over at Hyundai/Kia to see what happens when you stall. From what I’ve read becoming a common issue and cost an average of 9,000 to fix. Have you considered going to a drivetrain shop and having them put a driveshaft in it ? Very shortly after the Ford dealer in Canada replaced my engine with a new long block engine fresh from the factory, my car started making a heck of a noise under the hood. If vehicles leak coolant or overheat, they should be taken to a dealer, Weigandt said. Ford replaced the engine with a long block under the powertrain warranty. Make $60k-$80k per year doing what you love. There appears to have been a design change to the 1.5L I-4 block at some point in 2017-0r 2018 model year. American car manufacturers tend to think short term while others try t think long term. However, the automaker has supposedly not yet addressed the problem or provided any solutions for owners of affected vehicles, outside of offering to install coolant level sensors, which don’t actually keep the coolant from leaking. This allows for more cooling in a given space and less material which makes for a lighter block. Then the dealership offered us a used motor with 80,000 km for replacement or $7,000. Ford Focus XR5 Turbo vehicles are susceptible to coolant leaks from – The thermostat housing at the cylinder head side gasket. I have had it back so many times for the same issue. This problem reportedly stems from a defect in the design of the engine block and cylinder head, as well as an inadequate seal on the head, which then allows coolant to seep into the combustion chambers. Soft touch can be durable and easy to clean as well. Your Technician messed up when he installed the engine because my Escape was running very strong and smooth except for that little tug i was feeling. If you are rewarded for short term cost savings then you will sacrifice other things to reach that goal. Ford just called us back today, 11/2 and told us it would cost $1,000 to repair the coolant leak because our local Ford dealership (mike fitzpatrick) addressed the recall in 2018. To not be proactive and address the issue rather than to wait for the courts to handle it is a great way to loose customers. The cars should have been recalled; if not that, then the powertrain warranties should have been extended to 150,000 miles. When the motor first came out they probably all got promoted due to. Never buying a Ford again. Will NEVER own another Ford. The unibody (made in Mexico) bronco sport (BS), is/has been touted by Ford to be off-road worthy. They make a great engine, but with one glaring defect that is engineered to break after the warranty coverage. The mechanic asked me “where is Fords integrity”? Ford should have corrected this problem a long time ago. Afterwards, my car started vibrating like hell at idle–turns out it was a defective transmission flywheel–perhaps damaged when the new engine was installed. We know that Honda had some bad transmissions, and they fixed those under a “secret” recall problem (you’d take your car in, and if you mentioned transmission problems, you had spoken the right “code words” and your car got fixed for free). When I got it back there was a leak at the valve cover gasket which made me question their service, they refused to acknowledge my complaints even after taking the car back several times and showing them the leak. Ford wouldn’t confirm any of this, but earlier this week the company began issuing notices to dealers and owners informing them of a new head gasket replacement program for the Focus … Thought I was lucky in a way, when my Focus was totalled from behind. Took it to AV FORD DEALERSHIP in CALIFORNIA had service department check it out for me because i was feeling a little tug. Almost makes you wonder if someone is purposely destroying the company. I like have hard plastics in places that are prone to getting abuse from everday use. I have 1.6 eco boost 2013 fusion and I just replaced my head gasket for the 2nd time. I feel your pain. Ford offers a Diesel on their Troller (not sold in the US) along with a six speed stick or auto. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. That was about 10,000km ago, and when I had my transmission fluid and filter changed today, the mechanic said he detected an oil leak near the cylinder head. Occasionally we will send out newsletters promoting our offers and discounts. Such a disaster. This means there is a free standing bore in the cylinder rather than just a bore or bore sleeve attached directly to the block. AA called topped up coolant and followed to Arnold Clark Ford Ayr.. there was no indication or warning hight temp etc.. However, the profits from sales far exceed any payout from lawsuits they lose. I was under the impression ford’s powertrain warranty (new car) was 5 year/60,000 (which ever comes first). DETROIT (AP) -- Ford is recalling about 7,600 brand-new Escape SUVs to fix coolant leaks that can cause engines to overheat or even catch fire. ALL UNDER WARRANTY. The 2 prior Class Action lawsuits got aboslutley nowhere; hopefully this one will. Thanks for the suggestion. It should be a federal crime to put the consumer through the troubles and sometimes danger, so the CEOs and engineers should be held accountable by having to pay monetary restitution as well as serve prison time, and just maybe, it would have the next generation straighten up and fly right. Unlike some of the posts on here. Pretty bad when engine don’t outlast the tires! Bye bye Ford! Nobody, that’s who! They replaced the engine in 50 days. I think I’m done with Ford. The problem reportedly affects Ford’s 1.5L EcoBoost, 1.6L EcoBoost, and 2.0L EcoBoost engines used in a variety of vehicles including the Ford Escape, Ford Fusion, Ford Edge, Lincoln MKC, and Lincoln MKZ. So in other words the whole time you are driving around town. Required fields are marked *. They’re oozing coolant into the engine even before they’re driving them off the train. Seriously? These guys fret over the off road lighting, tire size, winch, color, which trim offers a heated steering wheel, etc. Luckily the warranty replaced them. The Dealership Owner wants to make some sort of deal with me by offering me a DISCOUNT PRICE on the TRANSMISSION. I glad you didn’t let the scum rip you off. My 2013 escape has “eaten” coolant since the day I bought it brand new. My engine is burning coolant. Meanwhile for the first three years of ownership there was NEVER a problem. When we went to collect it, we were told it was suffering from a major coolant leak, to the extent that they filled it up when they spotted it and as soon as they put the system under pressure it drained out again. Powertrain warranty:60 months/60,000miles They said they fixed. White w/Blue OTT stripes. Takes a long time to win back people to a builder after that. Service depts are the same way, they need to log some hours, and sell some transmissions. If your vehicle has already had the necessary repair work carried out, and you paid all or part of the cost: Ford will re-examine your case. Corrosion perforation warranty:60 months/ unlimited distance Eventually I gave up wasting my time. In the case of the Ecoboost engines, thousands failed because of cracks in the blocks. All rights reserved. Loss of Coolant– If your Focus’s engine coolant level is going down, but there is no noticeable leak, it could be a sign that the head gasket has blown. The 2020-2021 1.5L EcoBoost I-3 engine is a totally different three cylinder engine and is not affected…so far. They have dismissed my complaint by calling what I am experiencing as a “Common Characteristic trait ” of the vehicle. They like all car makers try to make as many cars as possible and sometimes quality control isn’t as great. It’s a shame. I paid nothing. The 1.5s are affected as well, though it seems to be fewer than the preceding 1.6s. Many people have had to pay out of their own pocket for new engines after their warranties ran out. Ford should buy back all of these vehicles and sell them to the Chinese. Ford knew about it from an engineering standpoint, they just choose to manufacturer an engine block that was faulty and use cheap gaskets hoping there wouldn’t be a problem. So, yes, it would technically be out of the powertrain warranty. Today we're working on a coolant leak for a 2012 Ford Focus. The great job they did and then the warranty started coming in. We won’t even talk about the transmission issues they won’t fix saying “the shifting issue isn’t damaging the car, it’s normal operation for these vehicles”. The Ford reference number for this recall is 17S09. Tech. Ford EcoBoost problems have caused a class action lawsuit that alleges 1.5-liter, 1.6-liter and 2-liter EcoBoost engines allow coolant to leak into the cylinders. 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