One mechanic told me that Ford actually uses a different ignition coil part number now. This fix is not hard to do by any standards. It seems that my automobile is not the only that has had this problem. After the car stalled out it would not restart for a long period of time and when it did it was very sluggish and choking so I had to wait for a tow. Dealer updated computer software and there have been no failures since service, but difficult to know if fixed due to intermittent nature of problem. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
The vehicle was taken to another dealer who determined that the transmission failed. This is not a huge fix but it is a pain in the Butt. On this vehicle the code is only active when the fault occurs, and the engine is running. Five Weeks Later, The Problem Returned And The Vehicle Was Taken To The Dealership. If I hadn't been in the righthand lane at the time of the power drop I could have been in a real mess. So in my family we have always done our own automotive work and do not mind getting dirty. Said over 368 complaints just on this specific problem, specifically on the 2008 Ford Escape.
The Ford dealer stated that two coils failed at 53,011 miles. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Clean the rust and re-seat the ring. Thankfully The Prompt Response Of The Fire Dept. Had To Replace The Plugs, Coils And Pcm Including Software And Programming. Shipping costs charged for repair services are used to ship your part back to you once your repair service has been completed. Most Likely The Spark Plug Rf Caused The Pcm To Crash.
Sign Up for Email Alerts. If Ford knows of the problem, please hold them responsible for their actions!! Jul 14, 2010 it's by the gas pedal. The Pcm Had To Be Sent Back To Be Rebuilt Again. I Have Been Waiting Two Months To Have A Faulty electrical Part, The Smart Junction Box, Replaced. Replacing this part can be done without having to remove transmition and said to about 2hours.
Dealer states it was not related to the power train control module reprogram. Two Weeks After The Repair, All Of The electrical Components, Including The Parts That Were Replaced Had Melted. I restarted it and was able to drive at low speed for about 8 miles and then the check engine light came on. The vehicle had not been repaired. The contact stated while driving 25 mph, the vehicle experienced a complete loss of power without warning. Pushing it hard and sometimes jiggling the key to get it to start. The problems don't end there.
The vehicle had not been repaired. After vehicle stalled, power steering and brakes were non-functional and I once again needed to pull off the road evasively to avoid rear-ending the cars in front of me. Took it to garage the computer read p2111 - throttle actuator control tac system - stuck open. If It Were Not 5:30 In The Morning I May Have Caused An Accident Or Been Killed. So the mechanic is all set up to put a new alternator on but does his due diligence is checking to see if it's necessary. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. After Waiting Two Weeks I Never Received A Call, So I Called The Dealer To Inquire On The Part.
On this site I found out about the 2014 recall. It Had Fire But Would Not Turn Over. The Mechanic Called The Consumer And Informed Her, That Instead Of The Original Circuit B Misfiring, Circuit C Was Misfiring. Before this issue happened, software program for the pcm powertrain control module is updated with responding to a service letter from Ford and the problem is not fixed. I took the vehicle to my local Midas and had a routine tune up done. Good faith was not demonstrated in solving this problem and Ford refuses to acknowledge their responsibility.
Before Going One Block The Dash Warning Lights Came On So She Drove Around The Block And Parked The Car In The Garage. When at 80 kilometers an hour, speed was suddenly reduced to approximately 30 kph. Ok it was dark and I had to shine a flashlight out of the drivers side window just so on coming traffic could see me. They had to replace the ignition lock cylinder, cylinder module and bolt. We Took It To The ford Dealer.