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Ford scape 2002 V6, Cylinder 4 and 6 doesn't work

I take my Ford Escape V6, 3.0L, 2002, to the shop just for a Tune Up, tha car was running excelent, they wash the engine with engine cleaner and water, when they replace all the parts used on a regular tune up, the engine never works properly, they told me now that the problem are the valves and they need take out the cilynder head to check it up, i think that the problem start when they use water on the engine, could somebody else give me an opinion about this problem, thanks

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Some folks advocate never washing an engine,and others do it all the time. I have done so for many years, but only when absolutely necessary. I also only do so when the engine hasn't been run (not hot) for awhile, and I sparingly use degresser and only on certain areas. I am also careful about forcing water into areas of the engine and electrical assembly, and I leave the hood open to completely dry the engine. Honestly, I would not recommend someone to wash their engine, but only if they have to. Now, I only do this when I have a particular area that I need to work on that is absolutly dirty.

I cannot believe that the shop would clean your engine for a tune-up unless you told them to do so. Most places would not do this and would tell you to take it somewhere to get it detailed. I don't think that the cleaning actually caused your issues. It sounds possibly to me that they are trying to sell you a additional service. I would take it elsewhere and get a second opinion.

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