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I have had the same problem with a 2001 Escape. Remove the actuator assembly from the tailgate, then disassemble it. If it looks mechanically fine (no broken plastic parts) then likely it is just the motor and you won't need the whole assembly. Test with a multimeter or 12 volts on the terminals. Motors are under $5.00 from Ebay or Ali in 2019. Made by ...


This use to be an old problem with engines which had distributed caps getting wet & obtaining moisture in the cap & plugs. Simple solution blow it dry with air. Pulling the cap & checking the plugs, air filter. Now a days could be a sensor, if your plugs are accessible, air filter. I had a problem where my transmission peep hole had no cover on ...


Yes, no, maybe... It depends on how it has failed. If the internal seal etc failed so it just does not pump then probably yes. If the bearings have failed and the pump will break and possibly damage something else then no. If the pump seizes and takes the belt out, then whatever else driven by that belt also stops.

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