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How do I use a universal power wire kit
Hi Tommy. Thanks for contacting us today. We typically stick to answering questions about OEM repairs, maintenance and service, so this inquiry about the aftermarket wiring kit is not in our wheel house. I think your best bet is to...
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Where is the starter located on a 2005 ford escape hybrid?
The starter is above the oil filter and opposite the A/C compressor (on the same "side" of the engine as the A/C compressor). The starter may be obscured by a splash shield that indeed must be removed to replace the...
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2011 Ford Escape 4cyl, egr valve replaced, yet still didn't accelerate after a while dad thinks it's the injectors any help
Resolving the diagnostic trouble code(s) that have caused the check engine light to illuminate is the best first step. That is because the trouble code(s) that have been saved are probably related to the loss of power malfunction. If you...
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My car is clunking under passenger side with acceleration. Car pulls to the right steering wheel moves like a clock ticks
These sound like the symptoms of a loose front wheel. Don't drive the car anymore until you have checked the lug nuts. If they are loose, and you have been driving like that for a while, there may be some...
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Have a 01 escape. Drove after the flood then one day wouldn't start made a clicking noise so replaced starter and its still nothin
The clicking sound may be a couple of things depending on the speed of the clicking. Typically, a rapid clicking sound is the result of a weak battery or not enough power getting from the battery to the starter. If...
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I believe my serpentine belt is split, do I need to replace my alternator if it won't crank?
If your serpentine drive belt broke or is damaged then you will need to find out if one or of your accessories are seized or damaged. If engine does not turn over then you may have a dead battery from...
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When starting, car has heavy gas smell and starts to smoke from under hood with engine light on.
In order to start diagnosis the computer will need to be scanned for codes. The problem sounds like you have a fuel injector leaking or a cylinder misfire. Check engine oil to see if it is overfull indicating fuel has...
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Car starts but won't stay on unless pressing on the gas no engine light on
The engine is stalling and that could be due to a faulty idle air control valve, mass air flow sensor, a vacuum leak or a myriad of other causes. Mechanical causes of such stalling include valve timing and valve condition...
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My compressor locked up and I can't afford to buy a new one
Hi Andre. Although the bypass "trick" was a rather common quick fix for many older AC systems, it's very difficult to complete this on newer cars, trucks and SUV's. This is why you're finding it difficult to find the right...
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overfilled transmission fluid
You will need to have the excess fluid sucked out of the transmission so it is not overfull through the fill tube. Most mechanics have a suction tool that can pull out the excess fluid for you. The transmission may...
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Hi, first timer here. I have an 04 Ford Escape, all of the dashboard lights will flicker along with a beeping noise as if the door
To resolve the issue you are inquiring about requires an electrical component/circuit diagnostic. If a circuit is still powered (that is, in your case, dash lights are on or flickering) after being commanded off, a trace will have to be...
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I had parked my ford escape up for a couple weeks while I was away. Went out with the auoto door opener and that didn't work. Used
You probably need a battery. Modern cars have a lot of computer modules that draw a small amount of power from the battery even when the car is shut off. If you don't drive the car for a while, which...
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2010 Ford Escape, replaced the ignition switch and lock cylinder and my vehicle still will not start
Be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If the immobilizer system is on, you may see a...
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How much would it cost to put an altinator in a 2006 ford escape
Alternator replacement is available from professionals dispatched by YourMechanic on a mobile, right at your location, basis. You can obtain an instant, detailed written quote, and schedule the repair to suit your needs, by simply visiting YourMechanic’s alternator replacement service...
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Hi so my car is idling low when stopped even stalled out at light. Also when driving whether accelerating or at constant speed eng
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically issues like this stem from an issue with an air intake sensor, spark problem, or similar malfunction. Even without a check engine light on, you can still scan the vehicle for diagnostic codes....
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When I am stopped my car starts shaking badly, the light dim and the rpm gage goes up and down. It feels like the car will stall
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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My car is breaking down.
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...

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