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Have an escape 2006. Made horrible noise. Mechanice took top…

Have an escape 2006...

Have an escape 2006. Made horrible noise. Mechanice took top off motor. Back tree cylinders were not getting any oil. Dry. He cleaned lines, put it back and is still making noise.

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your last oil change?

The car sits for 7 months so that was the last oil change

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

No, my mechanic has it

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

Just that my guy took the enire top off the engine and the front three cylinders were lubricated. The back three comp,etely dry

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David Craig
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Have a compression test done on all cylinders please.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
They did that. There is no compression on the back three cylinders
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Front three have compression

did they add a tablespoon full of oil into the back 3 and try the test again?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Will ask

ok, this will determine if its the piston rings or the valves

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I have to get to my shop. I will be back on in about an hour.

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did you ever find out if they re did the compression test with adding oil?

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Do you still need assistance? if not then a reply would be nice. thank you.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
They took the engine completely apart, cleaned everything and have now determine the problem is the oil pump. Thanks.

I would think they could have determined that by doing an oil pressure test. Those engines aren't known for oil pump problems. Take care and Happy Thanksgiving.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Car finally fixed. It was a bad oil pump combined with the oil pressure sensor dead. All fine now. Grateful no damage to the engine.

very glad to hear that!!!

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