I have 2006 ford escape and it will not go forward or backward, what can be the problem


Asked by Nov 23, 2015 at 07:03 PM about the 2006 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my car does not move sometime forward or backward ,what can be the problem  ihad it put on a tester it said it could be the shift solenoid , or a gear incorrect

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It very well could be the shift solenoid, that would cause the symptoms that you are describing.

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if you have a shift solenoid and a incorrect gear ratio you are prob looking at another trans or a rebuild. The Ford Escape im sorry to say have weak transmissions, they can go at 70,000 miles or last to 200,00 miles no matter your driving habits

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