Q: I have a Ford Escape 2001 lxt it makes a rattling noise & puts like it's out of gas only when I put it drive & reverse... My daddy

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I have a Ford Escape 2001 lxt it makes a rattling noise & puts like it's out of gas only when I put it drive & reverse... My daddy say it's the transfer case but my boyfriend & brother says it's the rear end .. I don't know... #HelpPlease
My car has an automatic transmission.

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