Robot Must Have Been Snoozing

Nov. 9, 2015
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.

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.

This may be due to improper bolt clamping of the starter motor.

1. Remove the starter motor.

2. Using a M10 x 1.5-6H tap, clean the threads of both upper and lower starter motor bolt holes in the engine block to remove any excess material. Clean the holes with shop air.

3. Reinstall the starter motor.

Sponsored Recommendations

Snap-on Training: ADAS Level 2 - Component Testing

The second video for Snap-on's comprehensive overview of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), covering the fundamental concepts and functionalities essential for automotive...

Snap-on Training: Intro to ADAS

Snap-on's training video provides a comprehensive overview of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), covering the fundamental concepts and functionalities essential for automotive...

Snap-on Training: Guided Component Tests Level 2

The second video for Snap-on's comprehensive overview of Guided Component Tests, covering the fundamental concepts essential for diagnostic procedures.

Snap-on Training: Data Bus Testing and Diagnosis Part 1

Learn the basics of vehicle data buses and their diagnosis with Snap-on's Jason Gabrenas.

Voice Your Opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Vehicle Service Pros, create an account today!