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2002 Ford Escape: XLT. It cranks but wont start.

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I have a 2002 Ford Escape XLT. It cranks but won't start. This occured about 1 yr ago. The mechanic that fixed stated on the receipt the the PCM was reset. How do you reset the PCM.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Ron replied 7 years ago.



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The PCM can be reset with a scan tool and or if you do not have a Scan tool you can reset it (clear the codes ) by removing the positive battery cable for 10 minutes.