I have a whining sound in my 2012 ford escape, what could cause this


Asked by Oct 18, 2013 at 10:43 PM about the 2012 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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

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Tom Demyan

Engine on, in park, lift the hood. Listen to the area you heard the whine, or is it only when your driving down the road?

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John Bullerjahn

Two two kids in the back seat? Just a bit of humor

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k your belt on he front of the motor, ck the calling fans Mabe some thing is stuck in the fan like a leaf or paper if u can not repair it go see the ford dealer if u have under 36 thousand miles it might be free

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Your Escape is still under warranty. Take it back to the Ford dealer and they'll fix it free of charge. HTH. -Jim


i have the same thing, i think the best answer is just to trade it in and to never buy a ford again. i can't get any real answers from the dealer as to why it whines, it just is a noisy car. when i start it up, when i take off and when i drive at low speeds. my 2011 Ford Edge is noisy, sounds like the transmission but i don't really know and i am being told its a minimum of $100 to diagnose from the dealer that sold it to me.

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