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I had to replace all 6 coil packs and the computer on my 2005 Escape. What caused this problem? Was there a recall?

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It would be very unusual to have ALL 6 go bad at the same time. That would imply that you have a very odd electrical problem or voltage spike.
It is fairly common to have a single coil go bad, but usually one at a time and usually at higher mileage.
I have a 2002 Escape 3.0L V6 with 120,000 miles. I replaced the first coil over plug (COP) at about 75,000 miles. When the second one went out at about 110,000 miles, I just went ahead and replaced all 6, since you have to remove the intake manifold to get to the back COPs.
I also had to replace a couple COPs on my 1999 F150.
I haven't heard of a recall.
They can be a little pricey from the dealer or parts store. Many DIYers get the COPS thru Ebay. I did. $80 for 6 COPs and $10 for intake gaskets.

Posted on Jan 07, 2011

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