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My 2002 escape will not turn over on hot days after driving it. All the dash lights come on, the fuel pump and fans all come alive, but turn the key and nothing happens (all the lights stay on, but the engine does not turn over). It starts right up in the morning (or on colder days) and drives with no problems. If the temperature outside is around 80, I have to open the hood and let the engine cool down before it will start after I've driven anywhere. Any ideas?

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    you may have a starter relay that is on its last legs.

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I have a 2001 ford escape 2.0L and i was having trouble of it turning over when the car was warm. If it was a cold start it would start right up. If i drove for a while then turned it off, it wouldnt start back up unless i let it sit for an hr or 2. But once started it would run fine

SOLUTION: I changed the fuel injectors $120 for parts. And now all the hot starting problems went away.

Hope this helps

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the problem is most probably fuel, have the pressure checked while running, another is aeration in fuel, replace a section of fuel line with clear plastic and check for air bubbles in fuel , if so it means a crack somewhere in the fuel delivery system, causing air to be pulled into the lines , you may not see any fuel line leak!!! usuall the problem is on the sending unit over the tank

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