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2001 Escape trans. slips so bad you can not start out in…

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2001 Escape trans. slips...

2001 Escape trans. slips so bad you can not start out in drive, reverse and low work fine. Must start out in low and shift to drive once moving, works fine then unless you step on the gas petal to shift down, then it slipsl

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

Starts great, it has been sitting for months and started right up today.. Not turned into a gas hog

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

Haven't tried anything yet

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Transmissions
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Transmission Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

Is your vehicle 4 cylinder or 6? Roughly how many miles?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
4 131k
Transmission Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

Have you checked the transmission fluid level?

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Transmission Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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Does the fluid smell burnt or any metal particles present in the fluid?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
No
Transmission Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

Do you have the check engine light on?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
no
Transmission Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

When was the last time transmission service was done?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
1 year ago
Transmission Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

Since the fluid is good, no contamination, no codes present. There is a possibility of a loose filter in the pan causing low pressure.

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