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#89 of 103 2001 Ford Escape XLT Radio Issue
Nov 30, 2011 (9:55 am)
I have a bit of a weird issue going on with the factory oem 6-disc changer in my escape. When you start the vehicle, the radio comes on with sound and working great. But when I put the vehicle in gear and take my foot off the brake, the radio shuts off; no power to the radio. But when I put my foot back on the brake while still in gear, the radio comes back on only to shut right back off as soon as I release the brake. When I put the vehicle in park, the radio comes back on and stays on without me pressing the brake. Obviously there's a short somewhere. I was wondering if anyone had any idea of where to begin in pinpointing the cause. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
#90 of 103 Re: ford escape radio problems [davicho]
Dec 30, 2011 (10:25 am)
I finally took a look at a 2004 vs a 2005 fuse map in the different years owners manuals and found that there are seveal differences between them. I see the fuse that is #27 in the 2004 and their is no similar fuse with those same functions in the 2005. The term GEM module is not used either. Every fuse I have pulled and looked at and tested has been okay. I bought a new radio, installed it, and still have the same functions; power to the screen, changes CD's, radio stations, etc - still no audio. The battery has been unhooked and reconnected before, but may try it again.
#91 of 103 Re: ford escape radio problems [darcasto]
Feb 12, 2012 (11:15 pm)
Did you ever get this issue fixed? I'm having exactly the same problem with my 2002 Escape XLS.
#92 of 103 Re: ford escape radio problems [agamtoks]
Feb 13, 2012 (7:09 am)
Tried everything suggested. Checked all fuses. Unhooked battery. Had transmission linkage work done at dealership and asked them to check it out - they recommended a new radio. I bought a salvage radio and still have the same result. The lights showing that the radio, cd, etc are on all work but no SOUND.
#93 of 103 Re: ford escape radio problems [spudwalker]
Feb 19, 2012 (12:55 pm)
What are the chances that my problem is the amplifier? Which is accessed in the right rear luggage area - behind a large piece of plastic - a local tech shop suggested this might be the problem - how do I check it. I have 250,000 miles on the car I do not want to put in a new sound system.
#94 of 103 Re: ford escape radio problems [spudwalker]
Feb 27, 2012 (12:57 pm)
That sounds like the amp is fried or the fuse to the amp is. I'm not sure where its located but there is usually a fuse right on the amp its self.
#95 of 103 no radio after battery replacement
Mar 21, 2012 (10:38 am)
I have read earlier post where others have had radio, door lock and interior lights not working after replacing the battery. I just had the same problem and just in case it happens to someone else here is fix: My Escape is a 2003, it has two fuse panels, one under the hood and one under the dash on the left kick panel. That is where I found a fuse called the "room" it is a 10 amp and is at the bottom right side (looking at the fuses) It is next to a relay, very hard to see but its there. I replaced this fuse, fixed the problem. Thanks to other post on this web site.
#96 of 103 no display on the radio/cd
Apr 23, 2012 (5:09 pm)
I have a 2006 ford esacpe with q audiophile cd 6 changer am/fm system. I have no display on the screen. Has anyone experienced this problem before
#97 of 103 2010 Ford Escape radio reception
May 23, 2012 (12:21 pm)
has anyone tried to improve reception of FM / AM by installing a booster..we live 45 miles north of Spokane and reception is patchy of the main Spokane stations
#98 of 103 Re: 2008 escape radio problem [njmazdaguy]
May 24, 2012 (8:31 pm)
This problem is still there and I have talked to Ford and a couple of stereo installation shops and they don't know what is causing this issue. anyone else have any ideas?