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Truck runs fine in park but when you put it in gear it has no power

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That's a classic symptom of a stretched timing chain. Generally you won't have that happen 'till you reach around 175K or more miles. Could also be a variety of other computer control problems but I'd bet on a chain.

Posted on May 20, 2011


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SOURCE: 2001 ford escape..with truck running ,radio stops

There are a couple of known things to check.
Check connector C134 it is under the hood right below the driver's side headlamp.It is a 42 pin connector with either an 8mm or 10mm bolt in center of it.Take it apart and inspect it for moisture and corrosion.Clean it and add some dielectric grease to the terminals then reconnect it.
Also open drivers door and remove the drivers side lower kick panel.
You will see a 20 pin connector there and also the central junction box.Disconncet the 20 pin connector and the 2 connectors to the central junction box and inspect them for moisture and or corrosion and clean them and add dielectric grease and see if this fixes you problem.

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SOURCE: engine stalls when put into gear, idle fines in park

This is a comon problem with GM cars.Most likely cause is the torqe converter clutch lock up solenoid.

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Can't shift out of park

Sounds like a problem with the shift interlock solenoid. Do the brake lights work?

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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SOURCE: engine stall when put in gear

Try changing the fuel filter, and if that doesn't help, get back to me.

Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: runs great,put in gear stalls

You have some kind of sensor bad. Get it checked by a pro ; - )

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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