Hopefully just the snow blocking the airflow was the cause? I think what was most disappointing was the fact that I had already payed for the updated kit and it only lasted just over a year. It is marked climate conrol or something. I was able to located the pump by reading your post. Anonymous I have a 2007 Escape Hybrid with 68,000 miles. There is really nothing you can botch in the repair process as the two hoses line-up to their correct, respective connections. Can't do speed limit in fear of getting run over.
There is very little risk of harming something else in the process, the cost is relatively low, and the process very easy. Its always colder when there's nothing in there but refrigerant and oil. When the failure occurred, a message on the instrument panel warned the contact to pull over safely. Anonymous Ken, I have a 2008 Mazda Tribute Hybrid, with 60,000 miles. The danger of pulling over on a multilane freeway is very scary.
Best wishes to you Ken. These components will not last forever on any vehicle and not an unusual part to replace. Coolant also keeps corrosion down inside the engine that may be caused by water. However, there is not a constant temperature gauge - it only comes up on the screen when there is a problem and it did not come up when the engine failed. Unloaded cargo area of extra weight.
Thanks so much for the information and pictures. We got home and contacted Burd Ford and they would not help us unless we paid them the diagnostics fee!! I had similar problem with my 05 escape hybrid. This time, I was on the highway. I was advised it was neither and that I needed to pay for the repairs directly. In order to view these videos, FordPass will link to the FordOwner website.
Always protect yourself with safety glasses and gloves when working with the coolant on your Escape. I am blown away that so many people have had this issue with the stalling at high speeds and Ford has done nothing. However, they are expensive and not your average everyday toy. I am a younger female that knows little about cars or issues - but do not want to be duped into buying a car that is likely based on what I'm reading here and on other forums going to have this sudden issue of stopping on the highway! I found this post after having the repair done on Monday. I have a 2007 Escape, took it to the dealer, and the readout had every single one of the codes you have here, to the letter.
My car was loaded with some stuff in the back and another passenger. There was a recall on this part but it seems it did not do any good because even after the replacement part is put in, the part still has to continue to be replaced in order to keep the car functioning as it should be. Looked on web and found out needed new transmission cooler had to have replaced at my own expense since the transmission cooler has nothing to do with the transmission and is not covered under the powertrain warranty. If your pump is just starting to fail i. Changing components immediately after they present the first sign of breakdown helps avoid expensive repairs and ensures worry-free and more comfortable rides for the life of your motor vehicle.
Cooling System 2008 Ford Escape Cooling System Consumer Complaints Complaint Number: 10401046 Incident Date: April 10, 2011 Date Added to File: May 16, 2011 Description of the Complaint: I have a 2008 ford escape and it seems there is a part in which the cars transmission could be ruined. Solution s : If you are not having any of the above problems, then I would recommend resetting the code and see if it comes back. They will do that for free. The new model is obviously a highly modified design as you can see in the side-by-side photo below. I moved the bucket aside to reuse the coolant more on that later instead of dealing with an environmental hazard disposal issue.
When the engine is started, the pump functions. There is not sufficient time to make adjustments in traffic. Your California Privacy Rights: To review, please visit www. Folks, this sounds like faulty parts or a faulty design. Peter - The clamps should be simple compression clamps with off-setting tabs. Anonymous: Thank you for the kind words! It is designed to run full-time and is not operated by a thermostat. The type and frequency of Perks, offers, and promotions will vary, and each one is subject to its own terms or rules as described in connection with the specific offer or promotion.
I'm just thankful it didn't happen while driving my kids to college a thousand miles away or while my 18 year old was driving alone. I contacted Ford and they referred me to another dealership who would help us out Ray Skillman Ford, Indianapolis. Check wiring for pinched, chafed, pierced, or broken wires. Do you have info data for old and new pumps to compare, just wandering what have been changed. Designated Agent for Copyright Notification If you believe that any content on FordPass infringes your copyright rights, please contact our designated agent for receiving such notifications in writing as follows: Peter N. I decide to go a little under the speed limit a hazard and stay in the left lane. The electric motor still functioned but the gasoline engine would stall.
After a few minutes parked there with the car turned off, I tried to start the car again. Once the pump was replaced, the cooling system operated normally. Now that I see what was done, that 2. I am a younger female that knows little about cars or issues - but do not want to be duped into buying a car that is likely based on what I'm reading here and on other forums going to have this sudden issue of stopping on the highway! We were 39 miles from home and had it towed home and then had it towed 2 miles to our local dealer Monday morning. In some cases, you may need to install the newest version of the App before you can use FordPass again.