After driving the car under normal conditions for the first 40K miles it started to make rattling noises. Ford makes a wide variety of EcoBoost engines these days including they're popular 3.5 L V6, a 2.7L V6,  a 2.3L inline-4,  a 2.0L inline-4, a 1.6L inline-4, a 1.5L inline-4, a 1.5L inline-3, and a 1.0L inline-3. EcoBoost is supposed to be a more cost-effective. I was quoted $7,300 to fix the vehicle. This could cause the engine to lose power and your check engine light to go off. We brought the vehicle to the service center twice now. This problem was seemingly isolated to Ford owners in the UK rather than once in the US, and there is a continuous issue in the UK with Ford EcoBoost engines. For more information on how we collect and use this information, please review our Privacy Policy. The flexplate is noted to be a defective part from Ford. are trademarks of Autobeef LLC, All rights reserved. California consumers may exercise their CCPA rights here. This could end up restricting airflow and preventing the valve from completely closing the way it's supposed to. The flex plate was replaced, but the failure recurred approximately 18 months later. Since that time however the 1.0 EcoBoost engine has been mostly reliable. The 1.6L EcoBoost engine had a problem with localized overheating of the.

The vehicle is currently at the dealer service center. This problem was seemingly isolated to Ford owners in the UK rather than once in the US, and there is a continuous issue in the UK with Ford EcoBoost engines. In the Ford GT the. The 3.5 is currently the most problematic engine in Ford EcoBoost lineup but that's likely because of the high production numbers of the engines on the market, since these are used in.

This one is used in vehicles like the. The contact owns a 2015 Ford Edge. When driving my vehicle, the rpms sky rocket but won�T change. Lost all power, however steering was responsive and brakes worked.. day temp ~85 degrees. What's it going to take to get this on a recall? Owners report the stalling while driving problem is caused by the throttle body needing replacement. The 3.5 is currently the most problematic engine in Ford EcoBoost lineup but that's likely because of the high production numbers of the engines on the market, since these are used in F-150 models which are the best selling vehicle in the world so they're being made in remarkably high numbers. In fact, 29 vehicles are known to have caught on fire as a result of issues with the Ford 1.6 EcoBoost engine overheating. Steered to shoulder, put car in park and hit the ignition button. With proper maintenance and care, most Ford EcoBoost engines proved to be extremely reliable and dependable. I was unable to accelerate when pushing the petal. Front ¾ vehicle photos © 1986-2018 Autodata, Inc. dba Chrome Data. They ended up burning, leading to the noticeable smoke that would come out from the exhaust. The problem typically occurs at low mileage & so the issue has been covered under warranty -- although by now, the 2015 Edge is generally past the full warranty period. The fuel pump went out about 23K and now the car is having the same issue at 50K with the fuel pump or the same symptoms as it did before having the car lunge forward or vibrate. When the intake valves get too clogged, that leads to loss of engine power and damage to the valves and valve seats. There have also been reported issues with the smell of coolant in the exhaust, loss of heat in the cabin, and overheating engines. This should not happen on a vehicle with only 53,000 miles. Accelerated up a hill and drove for a few more miles on flat, straight roadway and the dash went black. Meanwhile there is traffic behind me forced to move around my vehicle almost causing serious accidents. Between 2013 and 2015 there were a number of Ford's produced that had the 3.5 EcoBoost engine in them that were known to have problems in the exhaust system. This would only happen on particularly humid or damp days, letting you know that this was the cause of the problem. A clear sign that any engine has a problem is when the manufacturer is forced to issue a recall for it. Consider that a ‘no news is good news’ situation. There were even reports that some 1.6 engines actually lit on fire while they were driving.

Just driving down rural road doing 45 mph, engine just shut off, warning came up said transmission not in park, put in park it restarted and was fine the remainder of trip. Took it to the dealer and it had a broken flywheel.

In this instance the problem was that some drivers would use aftermarket cleaners that are meant to improve engine performance. This is all caused by the wrong cylinder head gasket being used. CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2015 Ford Edge has a trend of the engine dying while driving, which is typically considered a safety issue. but sometimes even the boots need to be replaced if the build-up is bad enough. The solution is generally just to replace. That means they have a lot of engines on the road and a lot of chances for something to go wrong. Lost antifreeze..no leaks..2 qts week..holds 21psi test one hour..overheated one time while idling in drivway, Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the.

Example: "Bad Brakes", "Toyota Recall", etc. I received an error message stating hill assist unavailable (I wasn't on a hill at all), then a wrench light appeared along with an engine light and airbag light turned on as well. Ford’s 2.3 EcoBoost engine dates back to 2015. This wasn't a Ford design flaw necessarily, so much as just a bad reaction to certain compounds used in cleaners that were definitely not designed for use in an EcoBoost engine.