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The Ford Escape is a compact crossover vehicle sold by Ford since 2000 over three generations.

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Which wires provide keep alive power to the PCM in 2012 Ford Escape?

I have code P1633 - as far as I've check all the fuses in the power distribution (engine fuse) box have continuity - I don't know how to test relays? Next up I want to check where the harness plugs ...
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Ford 2002 escape pulls to the right in second gear

When driving my 2002 Ford escape and I'm pushing on the gas it accelerates in first gear and then second gear. Then, only in second gear it pulls hard to the right every time. When it shifts into ...
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2014 Ford Escape Se 1.6 liter Ecoboost smell of fuel through Air vents

A smell of fuel while having a/c or heater on coming through Air vents. Inspected hoses and underneath engine and found no leaks. Somewhat looked underneath cowl for leaks, didn't see anything. I'm ...
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Mechanic says rear differential is shot

Mechanic is saying rear differential is shot and needs replacing. Car hasn't been making any noises, actually only took it in to look at a leak in coolant reservoir. Wouldn't there be lots of ...
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2003 Ford Escape Manual transmission diagnostic

Suddenly this morning something happened with my transmission. I was driving out of the driveway when suddenly it seems like the clutch is stuck open. I can shift in and out of gears while the motor ...
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Need help prioritizing

So I just recently bought a used 2002 Ford Escape and took it into a Firestone to get a list of repairs and maintenance and I need help prioritizing because I'm on a very tight budget. They said ...
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2005 Ford Escape (Hybrid) Hood Ajar alarm triggered when left blinker is on

I seem to be having an electrical issue with my 2005 Ford Escape Hybrid. Whenever using the left blinker, the Hood Ajar alarm goes off and continues beeping until the blinker is turned off. It does ...
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2014 Ford Escape vibrates when the gas is on but only after 20min of driving (Video)

My brother is having this issue with his car. After about 20 minutes of driving at highway speeds, the car starts vibrating when the gas is on, but goes away when the gas if off. He took it to the ...
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I have an 08 Ford Escape, limited 4x4

Sat. Had tune up. Sun. Check engine light cam on. Shop said clamp came off. Monday going 40 mph the rpms went to 3.5. Normally at 50 mph the rpms at 1.5. I would like to know what's going on?
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Automatic Transmission Fluids

Are Motorcraft MERCON, R circled, V and Valvoline DEX/MERC, For vehicles requiring DEXRON/MERCON compatible for my 2007 Ford Escape?
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Very high RPMs when in neutral and moving - Manual transmission

I have a 2003 Ford Escape, 2.0L, manual transmission. I am experiencing a very strange issue. If I am driving (moving), and shift into neutral, the RPMs will rise up to 3500 about, and stay there ...
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Gurggle noise 02 for escape

I have a 2002 ford escape I was driving and heard a gurggling noice very low. No overheating and didn't hear anything when I cut the car off it doesn't stay. Could the be a gasket?
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Knocking/thumping sound from rear wheels (Ford Escape)

I've been getting this loud knocking / thumping sound from the rear wheels in my 2008 Ford Escape but only when I'm braking. Could it be the bearings or suspension or ...?
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Fuel in oil, #3 injector code, and won't start now

I have a 2007 Ford Escape XLT 3.0. I'm having trouble with it jerking and using a lot of fuel. The codes showed #3 injector. I've changed the #3 3 times, as well as coils, plugs, PCM, and now ...
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How to tell if rear coil springs need to be replaced on Ford Escape 2004?

Recently replaced rear shocks on 2004 Ford Escape with brand new ones. After replacing them, I took it for a test drive, the rear of the car started to have weird wiggling that didn't have before. ...
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2012 Ford Escape tailgate doesn't open

The back door doesn't open. I hear a clicking noise when I push the button, but the door won't unlatch. It is a 2012 Ford Escape.
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Car chugs along after jump start but no lights work

Today I was leaving work and my car didn't start so I had it jumped by a coworker. I was driving on and noticed that my gauges weren't working and my lights weren't turning on. It also chugs along and ...
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Why my battery won't charge

I have a 2004 escape and it has new battery and new alternator and tried a new ignition cluster. And can't get my battery to charge. I notice that before it gets so low that the car starts stalling ...
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My car won't start when i put the key in and turn it. No sound no lights no nothing. Could it be the starter?

When I got to turn the key nothing happens. No lights no clicking no clock no nothing totally dead. It's a new battery. This is the second time it's happened within 6 months. Both times the car sat ...
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Grinding noise when braking _and_ turning left

My 2008 Ford Escape started doing this on the way home today - scared me to death! I was coming downhill on a left-turning road and I felt like I had blown a tire and was riding on the rim - some loss ...
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P0128 on 2005 Ford Escape 4-cyl

2005 Ford Escape 4-cyl is giving a P0128 code, which can be caused by a bad sensor or a bad thermostat, according to my internet searches. The temp gauge on the dashboard reads the same as it ...
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Chirping noise -2014 Ford Escape

2014 Ford Escape-Approximately 25000 miles. I am hearing a chirping noise like cricket at times while driving. I don’t hear it while idling. It seems to be coming from right front of car. This area ...
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 2.0L 4 cyl

My RPM's were staying crazy high ....4k-5k switching gears Throttle body was in terrible shape and clearly sticking. I had a new one put in along with a new IAC valve. Also found out my throttle cable ...
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What kind of transmission fluid do I put in my 2012 Ford Escape?

With some internet searches, is seems like the 2012 Ford Escape requires the MERCON LV Automatic Transmission Fluid, but I haven't found an official source to confirm that. Can anyone provide an ...
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Ford Escape, 2009 base model, foot heat

We have very low flow to the foot area on our Escape. Air from the upper, side and defrost vents seems to be fine. When 'foot' is selected, we get some air out of the dash and side vents but ...
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Turn Signal Malfunction [2010 Ford Escape Hybrid]

I have a 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid about a month back my right turn signal started to turn on randomly while the turn signal was in the neutral position. When this occurs turning the signal to the left ...
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2008 Ford Escape takes longer to shift into 3rd or 4th gear? Then high rpm at 100km/hr

So I was driving my 2008 Ford Escape 3.0 litre (185,000 km) on the highway and all of a sudden the wrench light comes on. So I pulled over and reset the need oil change message and turned the vehicle ...
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2010 ford escape XLT ignition issues

I use to have to push my key in really hard to get it to start. now it wont start with the key at all. but if i use my remote starter to start my car then put my key in it works. what could this be ...
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Rough Idle Only When in Drive with AC On

I have a 2010 Ford Escape and for a few years I've noticed that when the AC is on, the car idles very rough when in drive. If it's in park or neutral and the AC is running it's as smooth as silk. ...
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Can low tire pressure cause the ABS warning light to come on?

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L Vehicle had brake service done by a Ford dealership which is detailed in this post: Previous thread about the same vehicle Now, a few months later the vehicle's ABS ...
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2010 Ford Escape - Bent Schrader valve causing a leak?

Back story: I had my Escape A/C recharged over a year ago. When the mechanic removed the connector from the low side port apparently he heard it start to leak immediately. He said he tightened the ...
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2003 Ford Escape V6 oil light showing

I have a 2003 Ford Escape V6. Like a couple of months ago my oil light popped on (most of the time only when I hit the brakes). The oil light goes off when I hit the accelerator or on motion. And this ...
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Oil pressure light and vehicle idle

I have a 2005 Ford Escape XLT, when the car is in idle it will have a vibration and the oil pressure light will come on. When the car is moving, there is not a problem. I checked the oil, there is oil ...
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2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Stop Safely Now - P1A0C

We own a 2008 Hybrid and around 70K miles we started having serious unknown problems. Unknown because even the dealer could not figure it out. You would be driving down the highway and the car out of ...
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2002 Ford Escape oil in coolant

Oil in coolant in reservoir and have oil leak from oil pan in 2002 Ford Escape. Oil pan is not leaking as badly since oil is in coolant. Is car worth keeping? How expensive? Has 166,000 miles. Just ...
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2005 Ford Escape engine block exuding gas fumes

Noticed a couple months back that fumes were entering the cabin through the ventilation. This occurred immediately after I had performed some work replacing the powertrain control module, all the ...
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2008 Ford Escape hybrid brake and computer problem

My 2008 Ford Escape hybrid broke down in the middle of nowhere. Stopped to get gas and when I turned the vehicle on, the ABS light came on in the dash and and it felt like the engine wouldn't get any ...
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Automatic Transmission is Skipping 2nd Gear

I have a 2008 Ford Escape XLT. I was recently told that it is revving up high before shifting because 2nd gear is gone, so it is going from 1st gear to 3rd. Will it ruin the other gears if I drive it ...
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2008 Ford Escape Hybrid - Ignition, electrical issue

Sometimes when I try to start my 2008 ford escape hybrid rather than starting the electrical system freaks out. Lights flicker, fans stop, doors lock, there is clicking from the steering column and ...
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Why won't my car start?

I'm having an issue with my car (It won't start) but it seems different from when my battery has been bad in the past. Here's the general sequence of events: Try to start car, it's completely dead (...
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Ford Escape Alternator Working Intermittently

On my 2004 Ford Escape V-6, I replaced both the battery and alternator about a year ago. The alternator seems to be working intermittently now, and when it does work it only creates about 12.50 volts. ...
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2004 Ford Escape Battery Light

I recently purchased the car from my grandparents, my grandma told me that the battery light would always come on, at random times, for a random amount of time. I've had it die twice complete power ...
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2012 Ford Escape negative cable removal

On the 2012 Ford Escape the negative battery cable clamp is very different from the positive cable clamp. The negative has an upright bolt and nut that compresses a set of split bars when you tighten ...
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Battery light flickering

For the past 2 weeks my battery light has been flickering when ever the engine is turned on. It happens pretty constantly. about every 10 minutes or so, the power seems to cut out for half of a second,...
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How to fix B10A2 error code for Ford Escape 2013?

I have a 2013 model Ford Escape showing an error code B10A2. It has a 1.6L engine. I know little about cars, Please help me find out what is going on and how to fix it. Thanks in advance for helping ...
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Steering wheel vibrations at highway speeds

I got a 2012 Ford Escape 3.0 L with about 85,000 miles on it and brake pads have about 4 months on them. When I drive on the expressway and I get to about 70+ mph the steering wheel shakes like I'm ...
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How can I be sure that a rod knock is actually a rod knocking?

I have a 2005 Ford Escape 2.3 L engine, there is a knocking type sound as soon as the engine is started and the speed of the "knocking" follows the RPM. How can I be sure that it is in fact a rod ...
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2005 Ford Escape airbag light & beeps

When I first started having the problem the airbag light started flashing, after a week or so airbag light stayed on. When ignition is on for two minutes I get five (5) beeps Five (5) times for a ...
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Can a crankcase venthilator hose being off cause misfiring?

I was taking a look at a 2004 Ford Escape with 100k miles yesterday because it was infrequently stuttering, and throwing a "cylinder 5 misfiring" error code that would come on and go away. I figured ...
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2005 4 cyl Ford Escape

My daughter's 17 and pretty smart. Her Escape wouldn't turn over this morning, sounded like she just needed to jump it. She's never done it before, I'm at work, so I told her to get her friend and ...