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2001 ford escape..with truck running ,radio stops working when put in gear but works ok in neutral and works ok in all gears when key is on but truck not running..

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There are a couple of known things to check.
Check connector C134 it is under the hood right below the driver's side headlamp.It is a 42 pin connector with either an 8mm or 10mm bolt in center of it.Take it apart and inspect it for moisture and corrosion.Clean it and add some dielectric grease to the terminals then reconnect it.
Also open drivers door and remove the drivers side lower kick panel.
You will see a 20 pin connector there and also the central junction box.Disconncet the 20 pin connector and the 2 connectors to the central junction box and inspect them for moisture and or corrosion and clean them and add dielectric grease and see if this fixes you problem.

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