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I have a 2002 Ford Escape 3.0L V-6. I just bought this vehicle a few weeks ago and i do not know what oil they have ran in it, 5w-
Your vehicle requires 5W-20 engine oil. If you suspect that the wrong viscosity is currently in use, YourMechanic can [change the oil and filter]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/change-oil-and-filter). Oil pressure can be verified using an external gauge. If the measured oil pressure does meet...
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My 2008 escape 2.3l 4wd needs an engine so can I use and engine out of a front wheel drive escape even though mine is 4 wheel driv
Hi there. Unfortunately, our mobile mechanics do not offer engine swap services in North America, so we're really not best suited to answer this question for you. The best advice we can offer is for you to contact a local...
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Hi! I had a flat tire this morning and o am driving on my spare, the "low tire pressure sensor fault" light came on.
If you have used a tire pressure gauge to confirm that the pressure in each tire is at 32 PSI cold, you need not worry. If the spare tire is of the space saving type and thus has a higher...
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I recently had my oil changed and I have noticed that the oil lamp light on occasion flickers?
Hi there. The oil light tends to illuminate when service is due, or there are sensor issues that detect either low oil pressure or low oil amounts. It is not uncommon for some oil change centers to not properly fill...
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I can't remove rear wiper blade arm in my 2008 Ford Escape
Hi there. If you need some assistance replacing your rear windshield wiper on the Ford Escape, one of our mobile mechanics would be more than happy to assist. Simply click this link to request a price on windshield wiper blade...
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I have to manually shift into 2nd gear on my automatic Ford Ecape
Hi There, This is something that may be caused by a couple of things. When the transmission is low on fluid, this can cause problems with shifting due to a lack of the hydraulic pressure necessary to cause the transmission...
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Check engine light
Hi There, This is most likely related to your gas cap, which can generally trigger the check engine light to come on if it is not on tightly or if it is leaking. I would suggest having you gas cap...
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How does an adaptive transmission work
There is not a fixed end-point insofar as the "learning" or adaptive strategy. The initial "adaptation" occurs within miles but these systems typically rely on "fuzzy" logic so there are continual changes in the operation of the transmission just as...
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My fan for my a c and heater is only blowing air on 2 3 and 4 settings but not 1
The blower motor resistor, in the motor speed control circuit, is probably faulty. If your vehicle does not have automatic temperature control, the part that needs to be replaced is relatively inexpensive. If you desire a definitive diagnosis, and replacement...
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Can you put a drive shaft on crooked
The drive shafts that connect the transmission to the wheels are called half shafts or propeller shafts and in most cases are not able to be put in crooked. They are either put on using fitted flanges or straight shafts....
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AC blower fan
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty blower motor resistor. The blower motor resistor is a unit that controls the speed of the blower motor fan which i what generates the air inside your car when you...
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Transmission Lurching Issues?
The lurching is not caused by a fault in the transmission. Rather, the misfiring is probably the cause as the engine periodically gains and loses power as the misfiring occurs. Diagnostic Trouble Code P0301 means that Cylinder No. 1 is...
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Turn off theft lock Ford Escape 2001
If you still have one of the old programed keys from the other steering column all you have to do is hold it near the ignition when you turn on the key to see if it starts this way. If...
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My car goes from 1st to 3rd gear. I have to hit 3000 rpm for it to shift to third from fist gear. Its a 2008 ford escape 115500 mi
Hi there. Either the downshift solenoid is sticking on and not allowing the gear to shift into second or the overdrive band is slipping causing the gear to not grab. There could also be the solenoids SSA and SSC not...
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Need a replacement transmission?
Hi there. In short, it is highly unlikely that you need a new transmission. The OBD-II trouble codes you listed tend to indicate that the transmission is experiencing difficulty shifting to those gears due to low transmission fluid or the...
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Fuel Pump
Hi There, This can and will damage the fuel pump permanently, in some cases even the first time this happens. Although, it may be possible for it to happen once or twice without causing permanent damage to the pump. As...
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Starter noise
Hi There, It sounds like the starter may not be properly aligned resulting in the starter gear not properly aligning with the flywheel when you turn the key. As you know, when you turn the key and the starter solenoid...
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Auto locking seatbelts
Hi there. Unfortunately, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has established laws against tampering with seat belts or other safety devices. That means that this lock function can't be modified.
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Why would my steering wheel lock up and my engine stop accelerating in my 2003 Ford Escape
Hello. The cause really depends on the order in which the issue is occurring. Most of the time what occurs is that the engine begins to stall or does stall. When this occurs the power steering pump stops spinning which...

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