What would cause a "downshift" from 2000 rpms to 2500 rpms, driving 65 in cruise control with AC on level roadway?

Asked by Aug 26, 2011 at 10:32 PM about the 2009 Ford Escape Hybrid Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Front wheel drive, 70,000 miles

4 Answers

being hybrid base,you should let your dealer check it,sounds like a shift sensor has gone bad.

Thanks Papa!

no problem.

kind of late but question is valid. RPM goes up whenever battery needs a charge. maybe you were going up hill and electric assist ran down battery.

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