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2005 Ford Escape clutch failure

What are the odds of a clutch failure at 65K mostly highway driving?
Does the clutch and brakes use a common reservoir? Could a recent brake/rotor relpacement (less than 200 miles ago) have caused a hydraulic issue with my clutch?

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Ther should be a separate resovoir for the clutch

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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Where is the AC fuse on a 2005 Ford escape located


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After driving my 2005 Escape on highway the rear driver side rotor is a lot hotter than the passenger side. It also feels like the caliper is sticking. Dealership serviced rear brakes recently but problem...


It is not releasing correctly,thus running hot

I have to be careful here,because I see hundreds of these
and other problems coming out of dealers,just on this site
alone

Basically with out writing a book on the subject,your worse
off now, than before the dealer visit

You need to go back over All your calipers,rotor,etc,as well
as the parking brake system,and just simply to the job,or
whatever it takes to resolve it.

I have never had 1 brake issue in 47 years of doing
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How extensive is replacing a cluthc on a 2005 ford Escape front wheel drive 2.3l 4cyl?


Any clutch job reqires you to remove the transmission,as I would assume you know.

Not a driveway job.

Any work involving a transaxle,drive axles,clutches,really needs an indoor lift.

Why in 2010 would you own a clutch?
My last clutch was in 1973

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My 2005 Ford Escape has 96K on it highway miles. I have had the butterfly problem and that was fixed. Runs fine until on the way to work I stopped with traffic and it shut off. I tried to start it and...


This will happen if the Torque converter goes bad or the TCM module. As well as any number of Solenoids inside the Transmission. When the Torque converter goes bad it the transmissions puts too much drag on the motor when you engage a gear. Basically it's like dumping a clutch on a standard. Have the transmission checked. Although I must say, if you have a mechanic or service shop looking at this I'm surprised it wasn't the first place they went after you explained the problem. You were most likely experiencing a loss of gas mileage as well. Were you using more fuel than normal prior to that point.

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Multiple Ignition coil failure w/ On-board computer failure


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The coil driver failure, shouldn't be a wide spread issue
Forget recalls?

You saw Nissan ,recall issues,back to 2004 thru 2008,once Toyota had the gas peddle issues. If it wasn't for Toyota,they were laying low. Everyone new there were problems. Same thing on Chevy Colorado,Etc

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Multiple Ignition coil failure w/ On-board computer failure


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That sounds very familiar. Our 2005 Ford Escape just had about the same problem to the tune of a $2800 repair. Computer failure caused two iginition coils to fail and had to drive over the Continenetal Divide on 4 cylinders. The vehicle is only 5 years old. Happened about 3 weeks ago. Ford said there is no recall. I have a big problem with that.. Where is the "quality" they are trying to sell?

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