Q: What can cause my 2013 ford escape SE 1.6 ltr to hesitate when accelerating

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When accelerating hard on my escape it hesitates, and never did before. What can cause that?

My car has 113000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially a bad fuel pump. I would recommend having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to diagnose and inspect your vehicle.

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