Screeching when putting in gear


Asked by Dec 27, 2015 at 01:01 PM about the 2001 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What will make a car screech when attempting to
put it in gear

3 Answers

Michael Kane

When was the last time the transmission was serviced or the fluid checked? That would be the first thing I would check.


Where is the screeching coming from? The noise might be a fan belt but be sure and have your transmission checked out.


I should have asked if you have a manual transmission. If so the noise might be a bad throw out bearing.

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