Question about 2008 Ford Escape
2008 Ford Escape XLT 4WD 3.7L... When the heat is selected on the Environmental Panel, a strong rubber/plastic burning smell comes from the Engine compartment and subsequently the air registers. The smell in the resgisters is 1/4 the strength that comes from the engine compartment. The smell is NOT present when the selector is in the cold position or off. Any thoughts?
a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The overdrive light blinking means that a fault code has been stored in the computer, this can be for many different reasons. The car isn't actually turning overdrive on and off, it is just a way to alert you of a problem. Getting the computer scanned will provide a fault code eg. P(XXXX) if you can get this code I can help you further. -Jared
Posted on Nov 14, 2008
THe blend door seems to be stuck. When you change settings from defrost to floor air or, vent, the blend door opens and closes directing the air to the place you want it to go to. I have had some success spraying a lubricating oil such as WD40 under the dash on the blend door. You need to get under the dash with a flashlight to locate it. It looks like a flap. Spray it with a couple of shots of the WD40. Go easy on the spraying as you may be inhaling the fumes. Keep the doors and windows open to minimize the fumes. Wait about 1/2 hour and try the A/C functions. (defrost, floor, vent air)
Posted on Mar 09, 2009
Make sure your alternator is not seizing up making the belt slip and get hot enough to smell of burned rubber.
Posted on Feb 10, 2010
if this only happens when you drive it it is more likely the brakes getting too hot it usually results from a clogged brake hose or a locked brake caliper.i hope you can find where the smell is coming from keep me advice i'll help you as much as i possibly can thanx.
Posted on Feb 23, 2011
Tips for a great answer:
May 05, 2015 | 2005 Ford Escape
May 05, 2015 | 2005 Ford Escape XLT
Feb 20, 2014 | Ford Bronco Cars & Trucks
Dec 28, 2013 | 2008 Ford Escape
May 29, 2017 | Cars & Trucks
Jan 20, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Sep 22, 2012 | 1989 Nissan Sentra 4 Door
Jan 20, 2011 | 2000 Nissan Xterra
Feb 09, 2010 | 2003 Ford Escape
Nov 27, 2017 | 2008 Ford Escape
384 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: