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Ford escape: the starter sound like does not catch the fly wheel

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I had ford escape 2005...
I had ford escape 2005 . When I start the starter sound liek does not cach the fly wheel and not get start.
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Ford Mechanic: John Mc, Ford Technician replied 8 years ago
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John Mc :

If the starter is just "whirring" you probably just have a bad starter. The solonoid on the starter may not be kicking out the starter gear. To repair you will need to replace the starter.

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Thanks,
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If you still have follow ups please ask and I will be glad to assist.

JACUSTOMER-gwb24g72- :

I cannot find the starter.Can you help ?

John Mc :

Yes, give me just a minute... I believe it is on the top of the transmission but let me check to make sure. We don't see a whole lot of the 2.3 escapes.

JACUSTOMER-gwb24g72- :

thank you

JACUSTOMER-gwb24g72- :

My espa isXXXXX

John Mc :

The starter is on the front of the engine right behind the radiator, good thing I checked :)

John Mc :

I am posting the instructions on how to replace, please give me just a minute.

John Mc :

Click here for instructions

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John Mc



If you still have follow ups please ask and I will be glad to assist.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

i cannot found starter.

 

Ford Mechanic: John Mc, Ford Technician replied 8 years ago
Is your truck a hybrid?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
cannot find starter.
Ford Mechanic: John Mc, Ford Technician replied 8 years ago
Is your truck a hybrid???
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
suv
Ford Mechanic: John Mc, Ford Technician replied 8 years ago

Can you post your vin so I can see if your truck is a hybrid?

 

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
1FMYU92Z65KD86079
Ford Mechanic: John Mc, Ford Technician replied 8 years ago

Refer to these instructions, Click here for instructions, this shows the location of the starter on the front side of the engine where the trans and engine meet. Like I said, it is directly behind the radiator on the engine, directly down from the throttle body.

 

Thanks,

John Mc

 

For reference you have a 2.3 non hybrid escape.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
YES
Ford Mechanic: John Mc, Ford Technician replied 8 years ago
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

cANYOU LET ME HOW T REPLACE IT

 

Ford Mechanic: John Mc, Ford Technician replied 8 years ago

Click on the link that says "Click here"

 

Here it is again

 

Click here for instructions

 

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