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I was driving home on the highway, and then sitting at a…

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I was driving home...

I was driving home on the highway, and then sitting at a stoplight in town whn my car wouldn't shift or go above 40. Hit another stop light and the car stopped running altogether. Restarted it and it would run under 20 and then stopped again once i pulled onto a side street. The wrench light was on at times.

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

It's an orange wrench light on the dash

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

2011 Ford Escape

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

Nothing, taking it to a dealer

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Ford
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I also want to make sure it isn't an issue with a recall I had done in October. I had the fuel pump replaced and had to return twice due to complications. The first was the car leaked fuel, and the second was for delayed engine ignition.
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Ford Mechanic: Scott W., Ford Technician replied 4 months ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** the vehicle been tested for trouble codes? Or the fuel pressure tested?

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Ford Mechanic: Scott W., Ford Technician replied 4 months ago

From your description it does sound like a possible fuel pump concern, a test of the fuel pressure, along with a scan of the computer for trouble codes would help to confirm this. Are you fixing yourself? Do you have a scan tool or fuel pressure tester?

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