Ford Escape transmission

edited August 2015 in Ford
Does anyone else's Ford Escape roll down hill when in reverse? The dealer said it was made to do that !! Also had different tires & tread on the front end when we bought it and drove it for 2 mos before we noticed.I paid 8000 + for this car.......


  • steverstever Guest Posts: 52,454
    edited August 2015
    What were the circumstances? Was the Escape "parked" but the gear shift not put in "Park"?

    Regarding the mismatched tires, it's a better practice to have a matched set of tires on a car, especially one that's AWD or 4WD. I'm assuming yours is AWD up there in New Hampshire. Mismatched tires can be a safety issue and can damage the drivetrain on a 4WD/AWD vehicle. (links are to

    If this is standard operating procedure at this dealer, you may want to write a Dealer Review and let others know about your experience.

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