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Burnt valve My escape is running badly, it chugs and jerks when I excellerate and especially between 40 and 50 mph. One shop said it was my cats but another did a test and said I have a burnt valve #2. Any of these repairs would be expensive, How do I know who to believe and where to go from here. My escape is a 3.0 VB-6, 2001, with 178,000 miles on it.

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throttle position sensor may be bad or need adjusted .or oxygen sensors could be faulty does it idle ruff till it warms up?or maybe map sensor

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sound like torque converter problems.scan it to check torque converter.make sure it is applying and releasing .if not you got a bad torque converter solenoid.or a stop up screen.restriction in oil passages .or the o-ring seal cut or damage.also check for low oil pressure.

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SOURCE: Is this shop taking advantage? Opinions please

They only way to tell if this shop is taking advantage of you is to take it to another shop, however i recommend you get it towed on a flat bed just to cover your self in case this shop is horrible. I have never heard of all 3 catalytic converters failing on such a new vehicle. You would have to have engine issues that you ignored for a long time. Take it to another shop and have them inspect your catalytic converters and if this shop had taken advantage of you you can take them to small claims court to get your money back and i would report them to bar (bureau of automotive repair) if your in the united states.

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May begin to lose speed and have trouble climbing hills. History of problems with valves.

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well it is very doubtful the engine stalled due to the transmission, but only a test of the engine electronic control system can rule that out, as far as the transmission goes u must get another opinion on the transmission as to whether the job was done right, the shop u got it from is unlikely to admit any problem unless the car doesn't move, so your concerns with harsh shifting must be looked at by a shop that is a neutral third party, u can also file a small claim against them if u fell strongly the transmission still has a problem and the neutral shop gives a 2nd opinion that agrees with u and is willing to put that in writing

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