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Engine light is on in 2008 ford escape

I was driving with a car almost on empty, engine light came on. Transmission fluid is excellent, oil is great. I filled my tank up with premium gas this time, although the last was Husky gas (cheap). Looks like the gas cap is on properly, no other sensors go off, no weird sounds. Should I get it checked out?

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  • sarah Jan 24, 2013

    I went and got it checked, all fixed. It was the gas cap that needed to be replaced.

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SOURCE: 2002 Ford Escape V6. Oil indicator light on, but pressure holds.

My 2002 Ford Escape had exactly the same problem as described. Dealer replace oil pressure sending unit (oil pressure switch) and problem still existed while leaving dealer about 3 miles away. I took the car back to the dealer again in two days and the oil pressure light kept of blinking sporatically all the way to the dealer. Dealer checked connections and they drove the car around and the oil pressure light never came on. I picked the car up from the dealer and I've had no problems with the oil pressure light flashing. I wonder if there is a microprocesser in the oil pressure sending unit which has to be given some time to be recalibrated to the cars main computer module?

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Sounds like you need a new power steering hose. To verify this, I would dry up any wet areas on the hose and pump with a towel, get a flashlight and start the vehicle and try to determine the exact site of the leak which is usually at the ends of the hoses. Good luck!

Posted on Mar 11, 2010

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SOURCE: 2001 ford escape.. oil light comes on when at a

this light is indicating your engine has low oil pressure sensed at idle, have the oil pressure checked with a special mechanical oil gauge, if the oil pressure checks ok then just replace the oil pressure sending unit, do this ASAP, if u do really have low pressure u can damage the engine bearings, a very expensive fix.

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