When I start the vehicle and drive in slow speed I can hear a whining

Asked by May 21, 2014 at 11:44 AM about the 2011 Ford Escape

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I start the vehicle and drive in slow speed I can hear a whining sound,I have gone back more that once to have fixed with no luck, independant mechnanic thinks could be transmission. I even went to another Ford dealer and they of course could not hear anything.  The noise is louder now.  I am thinking about recording the noise and sending to them and hope that will work.  I am at 70800.

2 Answers

17,695

Noises are the most elusive of creatures, bangs and grinds are usually much worse things to hear than whines and hums, Every driver gets used to the way their car feels and sounds and if you know that you are hearing something different then there is a problem starting. Check the obvious things like the colour.smell and level of the tranny fluid. I can't imagine you are into something major at 70000 miles and to be honest your mechanic probably isn't hearing anything because he didn't drive your car for 70000 miles on a daily basis. Keep your ears open and watch for any signs of eratic responses in driving but until it becomes more than a whine that only you recognize as being differest you are not going to get a diagnosis.(just being honest)

17,695

meant different (not differest)

Your Answer:

Ford Escape Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    6,720
  • #2
    Bratts
    Reputation
    3,090
  • #3
    kbro
    Reputation
    1,760
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Edge
800 Great Deals out of 55,473 listings starting at $2,490
Used Ford Explorer
863 Great Deals out of 68,555 listings starting at $800
Used Honda CR-V
637 Great Deals out of 78,955 listings starting at $2,195
Used Toyota RAV4
553 Great Deals out of 79,941 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Equinox
1,066 Great Deals out of 81,949 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Rogue
575 Great Deals out of 78,520 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Fusion
671 Great Deals out of 63,409 listings starting at $800
Used Ford Focus
393 Great Deals out of 80,941 listings starting at $1,295
Used Ford F-150
2,426 Great Deals out of 208,189 listings starting at $1,300
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
984 Great Deals out of 77,320 listings starting at $900
Used Hyundai Tucson
223 Great Deals out of 27,716 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
202 Great Deals out of 15,974 listings starting at $1,875
Used Jeep Compass
333 Great Deals out of 53,478 listings starting at $2,450
Used Kia Sorento
425 Great Deals out of 31,782 listings starting at $2,250

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford Escape For Sale
56 Great Deals out of 74,583 listings starting at $14,989
2017 Ford Escape For Sale
157 Great Deals out of 6,938 listings starting at $10,800
2016 Ford Escape For Sale
172 Great Deals out of 6,042 listings starting at $9,990
2015 Ford Escape For Sale
266 Great Deals out of 9,516 listings starting at $6,999
2014 Ford Escape For Sale
122 Great Deals out of 4,819 listings starting at $6,955

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.