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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Might have a moisture problem with pcm. Turns over but will

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might have a moisture problem with pcm. Turns over but will not start after driving in rain. wait a day and it starts right up.
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: no
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2003 escape with 200,000 miles
JA: Are you fixing your Escape yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: plugs were recently replaced with coils cylinders are dry
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: recent ford dealer looked at it for two days could not find anything wrong. also radio did not work for two hours whlile on long drive when I ran into a little rain
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 6 months ago.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

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3. Please understand that I am here to help you anyway I can.

Is the check engine light on? Are there any codes in the computer?

Have you checked for spark and or fuel when this no start condition occurs?