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Ok, my Escape has been doing this since it was new(to me). It has 77,500 miles on the clock right now. When I am on a hill with any amount of noticible incline, my car will roll backwards when I am in drive if I let off the brakes. Also, if I am in reverse and am on a downhill slope, I will roll forward when I let off the brakes. When I am driving along I will notice that my car has trouble keeping speed when I start going up even a SLIGHT up hill. It will downshift and keep the RPM's higher just to be able to keep at 70.

Can anyone help with my trans problem? If I need a rebuild of it than is there a way I can make the trans die faster so the warrenty will pay for it? (this is because I hate my warrenty company! It is not through Ford! So I am not trying to hurt Ford.)
 

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Mine does the same things you listed above. I've noticed that the Escape isn't good with loooong hills or driving highway speeds.
 

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Argh!!! I also think my CV joints are going bad right now too. :wall:

good news though. There is a drivetrain specialist company not to far from me. They are called Currie enteprises.
 

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lilshimy36 said:
Mine does the same things you listed above. I've noticed that the Escape isn't good with loooong hills or driving highway speeds.
Looooog hills above 50mph: If find if you get a little bit of a run up, switch the O/D off and apply a little more throtle I find you can maintain a speed quite well.

And I think it's great on the highway. The engine only sits on 2000rpm at 70mph :thumb:
 
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