2001 Ford Escape Q&A
2001 Ford Escape Question: starting
Hey Kaleb, It's hard to know why the starter is banging, you should get this looked at by a mechanic, they should be able to listen to the noise and have a better understanding of what's going on. Failing starters don't normally make a banging noise, so this may be something else. - Bret Bodas
typical with Ford/Mazda (yes i said mazda, its a mazda tribute) very likely its a flywheel broken around the bolts, under the retainer shim, cant tell till the transmission is removed for inspection. i am an ASE certified tech, and mostly i do the fords. - Visitor
When I attempt to start the car by turning the ignition, my vehicle does not start. Sometimes I have to pump the gas pump at the same time I turn the ignition for the vehicle to start. This proble...
I'm having starting problem. Turning the key to start position nothing happens. This started a couple weeks ago....
now can I use starting fluid to help it start or will it damage mass sir flow sensor
When I start my escape it hesitates before it starts and when it does start it makes a putt putt sound and act like its going to cut off.when I turn on the heat I smell fumes from the exhust pipe.
Over the last 3 weeks I have had problems starting my Escape either in the morning or after sitting in a parking garage for 8 hours. The car star...