When im driving my 2004 ford escape and going over 40 mph the car will jerk to the left or the right every time I hit or let off accelerator. Its a very extreme pull. Any ideas?

Asked by Dec 01, 2015 at 07:50 PM about the 2004 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Now im hearing a knock when driving in
town. Feels like something really loose up
front.

3 Answers

56,705

Can't tell what it is from your information but it sounds like a safety issue. Take it to a mechanic and have them put it up on the rack to check for problems.

18,190

I agree with Regrets have vehicles front end checked.

Yeah that sounds like the way to go. Thanks for your input

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Any way to better the fuel milege on 2005 Ford Escape? 41 answers

    I have a 2005 Ford Escape Limited 4X4. I purchased it about 2 months ago. I love the truck but the 18 mpg or 12.8L/100Km is killing me. Anyone know how I can get better mpg????

    2005 Ford Escape Limited 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2010 FORD ESCAPE FANS RUNNING CONSTANTLY 200 answers

    I have a 2010 Ford Escape. Recently the Air Conditioning control went out and would not work on setting 1. At the same time the 2 radiator fans under the hood started running constantly and very loud....

    2010 Ford Escape XLT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 escape 3.0 very poor gas mileage 21 answers

    I have a ford escape that is only getting 13 MPG aroung town and 16-17 mpg on the highway. a far cry from the 23 MPG I have changed the plugs, used injector/valve cleaner and no improvement. I hav...

    2004 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2010 Ford Escape lift gate hinges rotted off 104 answers

    Has anyone seen this? The hinges that hold the glass in the rear lift gate have basically corroded into a powder and snapped. Ford of Canada will not cover it because it's not being recalled. In fac...

    2010 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • CAR IS JERKING 38 answers

    MY car started jerking when i started it and while i was driving it when i push the gas it would not jerk as bad but it seemed like it did not want to pick up speed and when i stop it acts like it wan...

    2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Escape

Looking for a Used Escape in your area?

CarGurus has 95,013 nationwide Escape listings starting at $1,400.

ZIP:

Search Ford Escape Questions

Ford Escape Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,930
#2 Bratts
Bratts
Reputation 2,810
#3 kbro
kbro
Reputation 1,590
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Explorer
801 Great Deals out of 74,739 listings starting at $750
Used Honda CR-V
769 Great Deals out of 58,583 listings starting at $900
Used Toyota RAV4
591 Great Deals out of 69,040 listings starting at $2,350
Used Chevrolet Equinox
1,042 Great Deals out of 63,896 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Focus
539 Great Deals out of 56,103 listings starting at $800
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,015 Great Deals out of 73,111 listings starting at $950
Used Ford F-150
2,215 Great Deals out of 208,754 listings starting at $1,499
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
271 Great Deals out of 19,082 listings starting at $500
Used Jeep Liberty
237 Great Deals out of 7,249 listings starting at $990
Used Hyundai Tucson
186 Great Deals out of 27,644 listings starting at $800

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Escape For Sale
155 Great Deals out of 58,426 listings starting at $13,880
2016 Ford Escape For Sale
163 Great Deals out of 4,949 listings starting at $12,500
2015 Ford Escape For Sale
195 Great Deals out of 5,711 listings starting at $10,691
2014 Ford Escape For Sale
387 Great Deals out of 11,325 listings starting at $7,980
2013 Ford Escape For Sale
126 Great Deals out of 4,384 listings starting at $7,300