Ford Escape won't start


Asked by Mar 19, 2016 at 09:36 AM about the 2005 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ok changed the coils and plugs now my
2005 escape don't won't to stay crunk. It'll
start but die soon after? And one coil won't
fire what can be the issue! What are the
signs of ecm failure

3 Answers

Bob Beaman

If it started and ran before you replaced the parts then it is likely something you did is the problem. Go back over your work very closely.


Well I had a mechanic do it.. Bc it gave me a code to change the coils and plugs for cylinder 2

Tom Demyan

Probably not ECM failure. I'd replace all the plugs and recheck all your connections like Bob stated. You'll have to remove the upper intake to do so, there is a U2 video on how to do it. Get the upper intake gaskets too. Check all the vacuum lines to make sure they are hooked up correctly.

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