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07-03-2016, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Billyk

2005 FEH 144K mile report

Went 105K miles before a need to replace the drivetrain coupler and power steering electronic modular. Rust in the hybrid body compartment and rear wheel well also cost a few bucks. Brakes,...
02-20-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,879
Posted By Billyk

Re: Looking for 120vAC to 24vDC converter for HV battery heater

My 2005 FEH just blew its second 41H engine block/hybrid battery heater setup in the past 7 years. My replies are featured in the previous referred links. As stated before, the dealers are unable...
02-18-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 830
Posted By Billyk

Re: Considering a 2010 MMH, have a few questions

You had several replies at the other Escape Forum. The MECS pump is an known issue. Brake tone rings will crack at 50,000 miles or so. The stability control issue on the pre-2009 models is an...
02-04-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By Billyk

Re: Toiling about oil.

Mobil 1 0W20 is used by more than a few of us over the years and it works well. You can purchase your 5W20 elsewhere and give it to the "place" that does your oil changes. This might save you a few...
01-22-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By Billyk

Re: Tire Recommendations for '07

Continental makes a LRR tire that the Escape uses and at least one of the forum regulars uses this tire. I use the Michelin Latitude Tour and winter version during the colder months of the year and...
01-17-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,427
Posted By Billyk

Re: 2018 Ford Escape PHEV?

Ford will be building off the C240 platform that the Escape and Focus currently share. Let me guess--C2 two vehicles 40 for miles of EV.
01-17-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By Billyk

Re: Tips for driving up to Denver

A name from the past: GPSman1 who is from the state. Has posted multiple times about driving in the "region" including pulling a trailer. Have driven on 6+ miles on upgrades in Pennsylvania...
01-07-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,203
Posted By Billyk

Re: Escape hybrid does not start

Sometimes the relays fail to close correctly and my FEH will not start. Just hooking up a small portable power pack to the 12V battery closes these relays and the vehicle will start.
01-07-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,427
Posted By Billyk

Re: 2018 Ford Escape PHEV?

The Cmax uses a Ford developed and USA produced hybrid battery. The Escape Hybrid used a hybrid battery that was developed and produced in Japan. Toyota has indirect partial ownership of the...
01-03-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,427
Posted By Billyk

Re: 2018 Ford Escape PHEV?

Ford has hired and has posted opening for hybrid engineers for the F150 truck. This indicates a return of the Escape Hybrid.
01-03-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,965
Posted By Billyk

Re: 250,000 miles

Subaru is indicating a PHEV model for 2018 based upon the Prius technology. A search will reveal this information. The current Subaru hybrid is not worth mentioning as it doesn't even have a...
01-03-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,427
Posted By Billyk

Re: 2018 Ford Escape PHEV?

This link: http://motrolix.com/2014/11/ford-motor-company-sales-2-percent-188654-units-october-2014-numbers/

Indicates the Escape had 255,000 sales while the CMax had 23,000 sales in 2014. Why...
01-02-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,965
Posted By Billyk

Re: 250,000 miles

I got 121,000 miles now. I don't have a real urge to move on to something else unless a $35,000 AWD Tesla arrives. Rust in the rear passenger wheel is something that is going to need work in the...
01-02-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,427
Posted By Billyk

2018 Ford Escape PHEV?

The C-Max sales have not been good. Reading various reports it appears Ford is going to end production of the C-Max around 2017 and introduce a new Hybrid vehicle with various versions in 2018...
12-21-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,616
Posted By Billyk

Re: Blown Motor Question

First thing to do: hook up a scanner to your vehicle and attempt to pull codes out of it. The codes will help direct you to the issue(s). My gut feeling is the issue is not the engine as your...
12-19-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,319
Posted By Billyk

Re: 600 mile tank club...almost

The 699 miles reflects the total miles driven from my location in Southwestern Pa. into Green Bay Wisconsin where the photo was taken at the Kwiw Trip fuel station in the shadows of Lambeau Field. ...
12-19-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,319
Posted By Billyk

600 mile tank club...almost

Seven or so years ago, several owners reported on exceeding the 600 mile to empty tank club. I believe GaryG post something like 743 miles. In July 2014 I took a shot at this and ended at 597...
12-15-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,558
Posted By Billyk

Re: Hi, need info about using AC/DC plugs

All FEH made between 2005 and very early in 2008 had the hybrid battery heater wiring installed. One only had to purchase a wire kit that runs from the front grille backwards to make this work.
12-15-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,756
Posted By Billyk

Re: 2005 FEH 100,000 mile report

2005 FEH at 121,000 miles. First 95,000 miles only had wire for engine block heater go out and two cracked tone rings. Yes I did have the brake rotors replaced. Then a speed sensor failure with...
12-15-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,053
Posted By Billyk

Re: Ford recalling 2005-2008 FEH for MECS Pump

I took my FEH in for basic maintenance work and the MECS recall. I did not have any warning lights or issue with my MECS pump even at 121,000 miles. The service manager read the recall to me and...
01-13-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,731
Posted By Billyk

Re: Ford Sued over Fusion, C-Max Mileage Claims

Consumer Reports usually reports on MPG figures on the bottom portion of the bell shape figures that real owners report. I am not surprised by their findings.
01-13-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,999
Posted By Billyk

Re: Rearview camera systems

Backup camera location:
2646
comes thru the double din headunit:
2647
No it is not wireless.
01-02-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,409
Posted By Billyk

Re: Escape Hybrid^2

There has been a first hand report on driving a converted Escape by gps1man. The conversion was done by Hybrid Plus out of Boulder, Co. and this company is out of business due to a Prius conversion...
12-31-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,477
Posted By Billyk

Re: Weird ICE/EV behavior today

Here is another view from the workshop manual:
2687
12-31-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,477
Posted By Billyk

Re: Weird ICE/EV behavior today

This is option 41H:
2688

The Y connector is mounted to the side firewall in the engine compartment--under the window washer fluid bottle. I can't tell from the photo if your item in the photo...
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