wont run even when in gear but it revs


Asked by Mar 23, 2014 at 01:50 PM about the 2013 Ford Escape SEL 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my escape wont run. my  husband changed the oit and now it wont run.  you can put it in
any gear it revs but wont run

2 Answers


So the engine still works, but it won't go into gear? A oil change would not affect this. Need way more accurately described information

Mark Grignon

Did he somehow mistakenly drain the transmission fluid and not put any back in?? :)

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