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2004 Ford Escape when it's below zero my brakes are hard and slow to brake. In parking lot I drive real slow and push on them until they start working again. It only does it when it's really cold.

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The brake fluid had water in it; changed/flushed brake fluid out.

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2004 ford escape AWD V6 3.0. Clicking noise when brakes pressed and car is in park. Will still shift out of gear


Sounds like a ABS problem. Brakes are nothing to guess on. Take it to a shop. Sears or midas are good with break issues. Your average garage will just throw parts at it till they stumble upon the problem.

Sep 01, 2014 | 2004 Ford Escape

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When I turn the ignition switch to start the vehicle I often cannot shift the stick shift out of Park. If I immediately try to switch gears after starting the engine it usually works but if I leave it more...


ok the safety feature on an auto gearbox is that the gear select has a solinoid lock on the shift & you norm have to start engine first before you can select drive now if the engine is running & not allowing you to select a drive then for some reason the solinoid is losing its signal or going faulty or even the shaft needing a little lube IE: wd40 now my volvo won't even allow me to take the key out untill its in park hope this helps

Aug 16, 2014 | 2008 Ford Escape

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Replacing brake booster in 2001 escape the push rod in the new booster appears to be too short are they adjustable?


Not that I am aware of. My book on the 2001-2007 Escape does not indicate any adjustment in that push rod. double check the part number against the part number that should be installed by calling another parts store and asking if they have the part and then compare the number they give you with the number you have. Make sure the brands are the same. The problem you may have is that a lot of stores assume that all parts in these year models are interchangeable between the Escape and Mazda Tribute. In fact many are since both vehicle were built in the same factory with very few differences. In fact the repair manuals usually list both vehicles in the same book.

Sep 21, 2011 | 2005 Ford Escape

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How can i check out the master cylinder ? i have very little petal , only left front is catching.


Your master cylinder in front and rear. Drive your car to an empty lot to a bare spot and push hard on the brakes. Look for brake fluid starting to drip on the ground. Also look on the back side of your tires to look for brake fluid tracking due to a a slow leak.

Jun 14, 2011 | 1997 Ford Taurus

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No voltage going to the brake lights when the brake pedal is pushed.


Your brake lamp circuit is very simple. See the diagram below. The only thing between the fuse and the brake lights is the switch at the brake pedal.

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Apr 02, 2011 | 2004 Ford Escape

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Ignition switch will not turn on. Battery is good. Steering wheel is locked, What should we do?


Quite often that will happen when vehicle parked with wheels turned, and/or vehicle on a slope, so try to avoid that in future.If nothing else, when parked on a slope, stop, keep foot on brake pedal, apply parking brake, put transmission in neutral, then take foot off brake pedal and wait for parking brake to stop vehicle rolling, then shift it into park. When leaving, put foot on brake pedal, shift to drive or reverse whatever direction your going, then release parking brake. Sounds like a lot to remember but you won't have to pull hard on shifter as before, and it could save a lot of money on transmission repairs down the road. Always try to park with wheels straight as well.
Now, with that said, if you parked with wheels turned, try hard to turn steering wheel in same direction wheels are turning, just slightly, as you try to turn key. Sometimes a quick yank in that direction will do it. Also make sure shifter is all the way in park before you try it. If your on a slope try rocking vehicle slightly up slope as you push/pull shift lever in to park and try to turn key at same time. If no luck, try pushing brake pedal real hard and try to turn key. Let me know how it goes.

Nov 06, 2010 | 1999 Dodge Caravan

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How do you put down the top on a ford 1998 mustang convertible


Make sure the parking brake is engaged first. Then just push the button next to the parjing brake.

Mar 27, 2010 | 1998 Ford Mustang

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Can't shift out of park


a bad brake light switch which also controls the neutral safety switch, its on the upper brake pedal

Dec 06, 2009 | 2004 Ford Escape

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I have a 1988 f150. I have had to several shops


sounds like you need to adjust your rear brake drums

Jul 12, 2009 | 1988 Ford F 150

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Trailer wiring


you have to purchase a converter box with 5 wires, red, yellow, green and brown. this is because your turn signal is seperate from you parking and brake light bulb. you have to wire it straight in behind the connector.your basically converting two wires ( brakes and parking) to one wire (tailights) 5 wire to 4 wire.

Jul 12, 2008 | 2004 Ford Escape

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