The problem occurs every couple hundred miles thus dar. It's like choosing not to buy a moonroof and then complaining that Ford didn't give you a moonroof. I can't tell if its lost between gears or trying to engage a gear too low or what. Next up is a drain and fill of transmision fluid at home when the weather warms up. Car acted like the brakes were on then when I went to the next stop sign I could not go forward, when trying to change gears it sounded like the whole engine was falling out.
In addition, you might want to run some fuel injector cleaner through the tank. This Is Such A Frightening And Distractive Ordeal For Not Only The Driver But Also The Other Occupants That Family Is Afraid To Use The Vehicle. The Second Time They Removed A Nail From The Tire. Apr 20, 2010 2008 ford edge Has A Serious Safety Concern That Needs To Be Addressed Immediately. Refuse any more repair attempts of defective vehicle.
This Problem Would Arise, And Then Go Away. If you chose not to buy the extended warranty then you have nobody to blame but yourself. Aug 31, 2008 I Have A 2008 ford edge And It Is Having Shift Problems In Going From 1st To Drive. The dealer kept my Edge for 3 days with no success. This occurs so fast and quickly that it is over almost as soon as it began. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and they stated that nothing could be done. Thank God, He Was Able To Drive Around Me.
Transmissions Are Supposed To Last A Long Time And This Is Very Unexpected. The first time they reprogrammed the transmission cpu. My Wife Is Afraid To Drive It If We Ever Get It Back. That is, of course, except in the case of it's dangerous, worrisome and unexplained issues with random engine stalling. Complaint Number: 10429501 Incident Date: July 5, 2011 Date Added to File: October 11, 2011 Description of the Complaint: The vehicle would at different times, have trouble shifting from park to reverse, in drive, etc. May 14, 2010 Having Transmission Issues.
Complaint Number: 10243540 Incident Date: August 31, 2008 Date Added to File: September 26, 2008 Description of the Complaint: Well I bought an 08 ford edge 1 month ago with 400 miles on it. To many miles they would not cover under warranty. Same symptom and solution here. Some Times Slips Between 2 To 3 Shifts. My Car Now Has 1,600 Miles And Still Shifting Really Hard. Our data suggests an early defect trend, as owners of the 2007-2008 models have started posting their accounts of what happens when you're driving down the road and the engine just stops.
I tried to get Ford to recognize the issue, and help cover some of the cost under warranty, but they declined. Dealer updated the software, and it did not help. Car acted like the brakes were on then when I went to the next stop sign I could not go forward, when trying to change gears it sounded like the whole engine was falling out. They now suggest it is a normal characteristic of the vehicle. It will slip and then engage very abruptly causing the vehicle to lurch forward. Read all my post on this thread you might have the same thing I did.
In addition, the wrench light came on and the speedometer stopped working. Check also our 2008 Ford Edge manual transmission catalog. I Was Impelled To Report A Concern, After Seeing Other Concerns On Line For The Same Issues, And A Customer Of Mine Who Has An edge Is Experiencing The Same Issues. This is such a frightening and distractive ordeal for not only the driver but also the other occupants that family is afraid to use the vehicle. Ford needs to do something.
The vehicle has been having transmission problems. Please Investigate And Have ford Correct This Issue Before Others Are Killed. Looking for any further info from the rest of you as you work on this. This morning I took a stretch of interstate and felt the same thing a 55-60mph. Cyclinder 3 plug and coil were borderline gone.
Started in april '10, issue still not fixed as of aug '10. I know this is an old thread but figured would add my experience. Reproduces reliably at highway speeds on inclines, cruise on or not. I was fortunate to be able to coast to a nearby parking lot. Complaint Number: 10316717 Incident Date: January 25, 2010 Date Added to File: March 4, 2010 Description of the Complaint: I have a 2008 ford edge and it is having shift problems in going from 1st to drive. July 24, 2010 2008 ford edge — Transmission And Acceleration Defect.
Instructed dealer to investigate and they replaced the part. Just ignored it until traded the vehicle. The best coils to buy are Motorcraft or Denso brands. Instructed dealer to investigate and they replaced the part. I had an appointment with my dealer for the keyless entry to be re programed and had explained my situation with the transmission, they told me there is a computer upgrade for the transmission that is free of charge takes about a half hour 45 min to do. I am keeping my eye on this thread.