Search Close Menu

Tag Search Result

Mercury Mariner

Some 2005-2012 Mercury Mariner hybrid vehicles may exhibit a concern where the engine stalls soon after starting. This may actually be a crank/no-start condition being misdiagnosed due to the unique characteristics of the hybrid powertrain. DTC P0A7D (battery pack state of charge low) and/or P1A0C (engine disabled) may be present.

Read more

Ford Christmas Tree

Some 2008-2009 Ford Escape, Escape hybrid, Mercury Mariner and Mariner hybrid vehicles may exhibit an intermittent instrument cluster (IC) issue where all warning lights may turn on simultaneously (traction control, wrench, battery, engine, airbag, ABS, low fuel), with all dashes in the odometer and the speedometer drops to zero.

Cam Bore Bugaboo

Some 2009-2011 Ford Escapes and Mariners and 2010-2011 Fusion and Milan vehicles equipped with a 3.0L engine, with the engine built on or before 3-1-2011 may exhibit a MIL on with DTCs P0011, P0012, P0021, P0022 and/or P034X.

Hybrid Start/Stall Diagnosis

Some 2005-2012 Escape, Mariner Hybrid, 2010-2012 Fusion, Milan and MKZ Hybrid vehicles may exhibit a concern where the engine stalls soon after starting. This may actually be a crank/no-start condition being misdiagnosed due to the unique design characteristics of the Hybrid powertrain system.

Robot Must Have Been Snoozing

Some 2010-2012 Ford Escape (and Mariner) vehicles equipped with a 2.5L engine built on or before 9-15-2011 may exhibit an intermittent no-crank, no-start conditions with no DTCs or PATS (passive anti-theft system) indicator flashing.

Confused Ford, muddled Mercury

Some 2011 Milan, Mariner, 2011-2012 Fusion, Escape and MKZ Hybrid vehicles may exhibit a “Service Engine Soon” illumination along with DTC P0016 (crankshaft/camshaf6t position correlation).

Trans tries to wake up, but hits the snooze button

Some 2009-2010 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner and Milan vehicles equipped with a 6F35 transmission may exhibit a harsh 1-2 shift or 2-3 shift flare that occurs on the first couple of shifts of the day, an intermittent harsh first engagement (primarily reverse but occasionally drive), with no DTCs present.

Fixing factory mistake

Some 2010-2012 Ford Escape and 2010-2011 Mercury Mariner vehicles equipped with a 2.5L engine, built on or before 9-15-2011, may exhibit an intermittent no-crank/no-start condition with no DTCs or PATS indicator flashing. This may be caused by insufficient thread engagement of the starter motor mounting bolts.

Merc leak

Some 2006-2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid vehicles may exhibit a leak from the power transfer unit (PTU) vent tube bolt. This may be misdiagnosed as a PTU link shaft seal leak.

Flashing Escape

Some 2006 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner vehicles built between 10-3-2005 and 11-2-2005 equipped with fender-mounted side turn signal lamps may experience “fast flashing” (which normally indicates a burned-out bulb) of either the left, right or both turn signals even though a turn signal lamp is not burned out. In some cases, this “fast flashing” is immediately noticeable when the turn signal is activated. In other cases, the bulb will flash normally for quite some time before flashing at the faster rate.