Ford Escape won't take gas and rev


Asked by Jul 31, 2015 at 04:15 PM about the 2005 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a Ford escape 2005. To get it started I have to spray the throttle body with
carburator cleaner. It idels very rough and as I give it throttle it shuts off. What's the
problem? I changed the spark plugs and fuel filter to no avail. It won't take the gas and rev.

1 Answer


Check air filter and clean throttle body, clean or replace Idle Air Control valve replace fuel filter if have not done so in a while add fuel injector to the gas tank.

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