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Why will my 2001 Ford Escape go in reverse, but will not drive when put in drive?

Catina Tucker
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Asked by Catina Apr 22, 2013 at 10:14 PM about the 2001 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: General

I was told the transmission was going out. How is that it will go in reverse full throddle. Then when I put it in drive it doesnt take off at all. If i floor it to hit 5 on the rpm it will try and take off but still going no where.

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mrmoony
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Sounds not only like the transmission is going out, it has. Should have checked the fluid level before the damage.

mrmoony
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Unless your emergency brake is on.

kbro
14,195

It could be something like a solenoid or could be something has broke inside the transmission. Youll have to get it looked at. Most places will probably tell you that you just need a transmission instead of taking things apart and diagnosing it which is time consuming and can be expensive just to see what is wrong. Check the fluid level and condition.

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