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I noticed that rodents have been using my 2002 Escape engine block as a heater and decided to hose down the engine to clean it. The next day the car was running a little rough at idle so I suspected I got water in the spark plugs. I was right. I left the engine running while the car was parked in the driveway to get rid of the moisture and when I tried to take it out on the road suddenly the car would not go into gear. I have plenty of transmission fluid. Any ideas?

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You may have gotten water into the transmission particularly the sensors and solenoid if it is an automatic. Check also the fluid if there are water contents. If they are you need to have it replaced.

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