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I have a 05 Ford escape w/97k miles. It is the v6 4 wheel drive. It sometimes does not start. After slamming the door or shaking it the power comes back and it starts. Help?

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First, the vehicle isn't all that old or high mileage.
Use common sense with the door slamming. Just don't do it and forget shaking. If you need to shake the vehicle to start it ,it sort of defies logic.
When you say sometimes,I assume this has been going on a while.
Without the vehicle, no one can help you, if you plan on working on it yourself, unless you have detailed explanation of what you have done in the way of diagnostic or trouble shooting so far.
Professional help may be your best bet.
I would expect a simple,common everyday failure of a starter solenoid,starter,battery,etc,no big deal.

Posted on Sep 16, 2010

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