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picking up new 2015 sport edge what should i inspect

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Wanting to know what i should look for as

In concerns? Before i take the vehicle has there

Been any issues that stand out? This will

Be my second edge i had a 2007 sel awd

Loaded. I am picking it up next week.

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Check the front and rear foot areas for any sign of a water leak or musty smell.

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For sure check that ! Mine still at dealer for this problem.

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Okay any fit and finish problems or bad

Parts. I saw boots for turbo coming off.

Hows the transmission holding up. Any

Rattles or lose parts.

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I went from a 2008 to a 2015. You're going to have fun learning the new one! No problems with mine.

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Watch for the inability to get a big grin off your face after driving the car!

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Okay any fit and finish problems or bad

Parts. I saw boots for turbo coming off.

Hows the transmission holding up. Any

Rattles or lose parts.

 

The only issues I have seen on this forum that seems to have been a problem for multiple members are:

 

1. Water Leak

2. Rattle from behind driver. (resolved. easy fix)

3. SunRoof rattle while open.

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I just realized my mats are drenched! I dont know how i didnt realize sooner. Calling dealer now.

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Well sport came in yesterday. This is what i found

Wrong. Right rear door applique bent near roof,

Finger prints on head liner, left rear door sill wont seat

Properly. Had less than 10 miles on vehicle.

Service manager knew about water leak check

It to see if it had the fix and it did. He knew about

All the problems with the edge. So before i signed

For edge being still a ford owned it would get parts

Faster and repaired quicker.wife drove it she likes

The ride oh and no rattles. I did check drivers floor

For water none present.

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Well sport came in yesterday. This is what i found

Wrong. Right rear door applique bent near roof,

Finger prints on head liner, left rear door sill wont seat

Properly. Had less than 10 miles on vehicle.

Service manager knew about water leak check

It to see if it had the fix and it did. He knew about

All the problems with the edge. So before i signed

For edge being still a ford owned it would get parts

Faster and repaired quicker.wife drove it she likes

The ride oh and no rattles. I did check drivers floor

For water none present.

 

"It had Fix". What is the actual fix? Because I am reading the dash needs to come out. Did they pull your dash off to check?

 

Good sign that you don't see any water. But I'd run it through a car wash a few times to ensure no leaks.

 

Did they take care of the issues (finger prints and door issues)?

 

Also these doors can be a pain to close compared to other cars due to the cabin seal. My 8 y/o daughter sometimes has issues pulling it closed so I may leave my door open while she closes it.

 

* Some clarification. The dash doesn't need to come out UNLESS there is moisture in the dash.

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Anyone have the TSB #? I am picking my Sport up on Monday and want to make sure this is addressed before delivery.

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Anyone have the TSB #? I am picking my Sport up on Monday and want to make sure this is addressed before delivery.

 

I've been googling with no luck.

 

If your Sport has been outside in the rain, just check the floors for signs of it being wet. And I'm sure the dealer can contact someone to get info on what to look for.

 

I have a hard time trusting some dealers. They are in the business to sell the cars. They want them signed for and out the door then worry about issues after. So they'll tell you anything to get that signature because they know you can't just bring the car back and say "Don't like it and I want my money back".

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Get a flash light open hood shine light in

Opening where fender abd body come

Together back by the hood hinges to

Body. No floor was not wet.

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We had some really good down pouring rains

Lately and no water.

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Sideswipe. Can you get a picture of the "fix" to show us?

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We had some really good down pouring rains

Lately and no water.

 

That is a good sign :rockon:

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I've been googling with no luck.

 

If your Sport has been outside in the rain, just check the floors for signs of it being wet. And I'm sure the dealer can contact someone to get info on what to look for.

 

I have a hard time trusting some dealers. They are in the business to sell the cars. They want them signed for and out the door then worry about issues after. So they'll tell you anything to get that signature because they know you can't just bring the car back and say "Don't like it and I want my money back".

 

 

 

 

I just texted the sales manager. He's an enthusiast and straight shooter. I'll have more information shortly. He's also checking to make sure that my vehicle doesn't qualify for the corrosion recall. Based on production dates, it doesn't. It doesn't hurt to double check.

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ordered new edge titanium 4 weeks ago,hope to get it by june 20/15, about 8 weeks, thanks for the heads up on checking vehicle prior to taking it home, Ordered a Gm truck a number of years ago, got home, noticed a chip on the pass. side windshield, went back to the dealer

and had a hell of a time with them. they claimed it happened when I took it home, I know it happened during transport, they did pay

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i'm trying to find a way of tracking the new edge, I have the vin # but all I get on the ford ets site is a # 30.11 and no info

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