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Check engine light came on and right away temp gauge went to…

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Check engine light came...

Check engine light came on and right away temp gauge went to hot , car slowed down and could not keep moving.

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

Stay on.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2010 ford escape

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Escape yourself? What have you tried so far?

Towed to dealer waiting to hear what they found.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Check engine light has come on and off on its own for a while. im trying to get some info ahead off their findings. mileage 150000.

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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago

The check engine light come on when the computer system see s system fault and when this happens the computer system will detect it and set and store a fault code and or codes. In order to determine what is failing the first thing that needs to be done is to have the computer system scanned and the fault code and or codes retrieved. Have you been able to get the fault codes yet?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
no.
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago

If you can get the fault code and or codes I can advise you from there.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
no. Ill just wait to hear from the dealer .thanks anyway.
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago

Your very welcome and thank you as well.

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