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#54 of 140 code P0353, pcm failure?
Aug 14, 2010 (2:35 pm)
2005 Ford Escape 2 wheel drive 3.0 v-6. Driving in traffic car shut off. Popped it in neutral, cranked back up. Once it cranked back up, it had an obvious miss, check engine light was on and the a/c wouldn't work ( I assume is part of the limp home mode ). Had the code read and it was P0353 coil C primary/secondary fail. I pulled the upper intake and replaced the coil on plug for that cylinder and all 6 plugs. Much to my dismay, problem was still present. Had some ford mechanics say it may be the pcm but at almost $800 for the pcm plus $100 to program it, it is more than I can afford to spend on a maybe. Has anyone here had a similar issue that you may be able to offer me some insight. Thanks
#55 of 140 Re: code P0353, pcm failure? [plumbersean]
Aug 22, 2010 (5:13 pm)
Had the same problems and changed same things. It was the PCM I had it replaced and this fixed everthing. The PCM is under warrenty to 80,000 miles I only had 67,000. Ford replaced at no cost.There is one problem though I took it to Ford on Aug. 4th and was told wouldn't have part til Sept. 8th. The part did come in and got my Escape back Tues. Aug. 17th. PCM's are on back order.
#56 of 140 ford escape alarm reset
Sep 08, 2010 (6:21 pm)
i recently removed the factory 6disc radio to put in aftermarket one. My escape has 2 factory alarms installed and since i unhooked radio, the power locks will not work with the remote, none of the interior lights will work, and have no power in radio wires when i plug in new one. checked the fuses and all are good. all the other dash things work, heater,flasher,cig lighter. ect The alarm still works because i unhooked battery to try and reset and alarm sounded when battery re hooked. the power locks work when the key is turned on but any other time. I suspect there is something with the alarm being linked to the radio. Does anybody know how to reset or even disable the alarm. Also everytime i turn on the ignition, the spedo and the tach needle goes all the way to the right for about 2 seconds and then they return to normal. it also resets the trip odometer to zere every time i turn the key on. Any ideas?
#58 of 140 Winshield washer switch location
Sep 28, 2010 (6:55 pm)
re: 2004 Ford Escape
Where is the switch located (on the steering column) for the front windshield washer. I have no power to the front pump so I am assuming that the problem is with the switch connected to the washer arm on the steering column.
#59 of 140 Re: Winshield washer switch location [kapa]
Sep 29, 2010 (7:46 am)
Pull towards you on the wiper stalk and that activates the front windshield washer pump.
#60 of 140 Re: Ford Escape 2006 2nd alternator??? [brattanya]
Nov 05, 2010 (4:15 pm)
I'm having this problem now. The alternator died in June on a cross country trip and we replaced it. Then 2 weeks ago it wouldn't start and AAA testing showed the voltage was really low so we replaced it again. Now after 2 days my battery light is coming on again. What ended up happening with your car?
#61 of 140 Re: Electical problem after new Battery and Alternator [reklaw2010]
Nov 11, 2010 (6:42 pm)
I have the same problem with my ford escape 2003. After i replaced the battery and the alternator inside the car anything would not turn on. Did u ever find out with the problem was because ford is gone charge $140 a hour to see what the problem is. Need help also thanks
#62 of 140 Re: Electical problem after new Battery and Alternator [macprops]
Jan 05, 2011 (2:35 am)
macprops did you get a fix for the above problem?
"The door locks only work with the key in the ignition and when I start the car both the speedometer and rpm gage needles swing over to the extreme right, then settle back to the left. And lastly when I remove the keys from the ignition, the trip meter returns to zero. Any thoughts?"
I am having the same issue
#63 of 140 Re: Electical problem after new Battery and Alternator [reklaw2010]
Jan 10, 2011 (6:01 pm)
Any luck resolving electrical issue?