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I am looking for scan tools can reflash my pcm (ford escape xls 2008 )

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SOURCE: ABS & traction control just went out on 2008 Ford Escape.

Chances are it is a bad ABS sensor. Need to get scanned to know for sure and which one.
Not much i know but I hope that helps.

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Can someone help me on locating my c?oling fan switch on my 2003 ford escape.


Cooling fan switch ? The cooling fans on your vehicle are computer controlled . Relay's energized by PCM - engine computer . Coolant temp sensor is a input to the PCM ,when the temp. reaches 212 degress the PCM will energize the low speed fan relay ,if temp reaches 250 degress the PCM will energize the high speed cooling fan relay . Hooking up a scan tool an checking coolant temp. sensor data to the PCM and checking control from the PCM ( energizings relay's ) Is how to diagnose this . Not replacing parts and hope you fix the problem . Your best bet take it to a qualified repair shop.

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I have 08 ford escape when I try to scan it said no communication


Do you know about communication networks or serial data communications on vehicles , these let the scan tool communicate with the different modules on the vehicle ! Newer vehicles have several, PCM - powertrain control module , Anti-theft module , Air bags , antilock brakes , Body control module or in the case of ford a smart junction box . an some others !
Communications Network Vehicle communication utilizes both International Standards Organization (ISO) 9141 and controller area network (CAN) communications. ISO 9141 is used for diagnostic use only, and CAN is used for many modules to communicate with each other on a common network. CAN in-vehicle networking, is a method for transferring data among distributed electronic modules via a serial data bus. Without serial networking, intermodule communication requires dedicated, point to point wiring resulting in bulky, expensive, complex, and difficult to install wiring harnesses. Applying a serial data network reduces the number of wires combining the signals on a single network. Information is sent to the individual control modules that control each function.
The vehicle has 3 module communication networks:
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  • High speed (HS) CAN
All 3 networks are connected to the data link connector (DLC). This makes diagnosis and testing of these systems easier by allowing one scan tool to be able to diagnose and control any module on the 3 networks from one connector. The DLC can be found under the instrument panel between the steering column and the audio unit.
HS-CAN Network Operation
The HS-CAN network communicates using bussed messages. The HS-CAN network uses an unshielded twisted pair cable, data bus (+) and data bus (-) circuits. In addition to scan tool communication, this network allows sharing of information between all modules on the network.
The HS-CAN is a high speed communication network used for the following modules:
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  • Instrument cluster
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  • MS-CAN Network Operation
    The MS-CAN network communicates using bussed messages. The MS-CAN has an unshielded twisted pair cable, data bus (+) and data bus (-) circuits. In addition to scan tool communication, this network allows sharing of information between all modules on the network.
    The MS-CAN is a medium speed communication network used for the following modules:
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2002 Escape XLS 3.0L 4x4 PCM software "update"?


All a dealer has to do is put a scan tool on your vehicle & look at
Mode #09 Data I believe it is & then check their Ford Systems
in house computer to see if you have the latest updates

They are jerking you for sure
They have 100 years experience doing that.

To do any updates you need a subscription from ford for
a day,week,month,whatever you want to pay for, as a repair
shop with the J2534 Pass Thru Module for their scan tool
can do it.

That is unless you want to pay a dealer hundreds for a $200
update

Why would you be addressing updates unless some type of
OBD2 Code indicated some need for something other than
as built off the assy line.

If you start throwing new modules at it for no reason, then your
in trouble.

Your going to have to get used to the fact shops have a large
investment in test equip & a $100 to look at your vehicle is nothing

Yes you have to pay for that & the solution or fix if necessary,each
& every time,with all your veh & at least once or twice a year,that
is the technology were given by the ferderal govt in an effort to do a
poor job of cleaning up the atmosphere

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05 Ford Escape, coils #3 & #4 not firing. We've replaced the battery, spark plugs, alternator, coil packs, & pcm. Had pcm reflashed. Garage said it had to be coil packs, but just replaced coil packs 3


Check engine light on ? Code's ? What engine ? 2.3 l 4cylinder or 3.ol v-6 This vehicle has coil on plug ignition system , not coil packs ! a coil per cylinder . If new coils an still has no spark , has no B+ voltage to the coil or the PCM isn't controlling them . Without testing i'd only be guessing as to the problem .If the repair shop you had it to can only say it had to be the coils , I'd find another shop to take it to !
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I have a Ford Escape 2008 model - after a service, we received the car back with the CD/Stereo player locked. The Ford dealership are unable at this stage to provide me a code for the unlocking of the...


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ABS & traction control just went out on 2008 Ford Escape.


Chances are it is a bad ABS sensor. Need to get scanned to know for sure and which one.
Not much i know but I hope that helps.

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Ford Diagnostic Tool


There are a couple of decisions you will need to make before looking at them. How much to you want to be able to do? Do you want to be able to just retrieve trouble codes? Do you want to be able to communicate with all of the modules on the vehicle? Do you want data logger capability so you can monitor data to help pin-point problems?
Most cheap scan tools only communicate with the PCM(powertrain control module) but for example your 2006 explorer has a HSC(high speed can network) and a MSC(medium speed can network). The HSC depending on options may have 8 modules and the MSC may have 9 modules depending on options.
The Escape uses 2 networks called SCP(standard corporate protocal) and a ISO( international standards organization ) and it has 5 modules.
So you would have to make sure that what ever scan tool you are looking at can communicate with these types of networks.

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