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  1. 3G Engine and Technical Discussion
    I just bought a 2015 ford escape SE from a dealer and inside is a smell like exhaust gas or coolant and the engine is stumbling when i accelerate over 50 MPH. I saw in carfax they made or change a bypass to the coolant and the level of coolant is decreasing not so fast but nothing leaking under...
  2. 3G Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hello all, I have a question. Has anyone on here tried using block seal, either Barsleak or maybe K-D brand, for a coolant leak (i.e. head gasket leak)? I used to work at a NAPA store and we had farmers and regulars that swore by the stuff for small internal engine coolant leaks. Had one old...
  3. 3G Engine and Technical Discussion
    I have a 2013 Ford Escape SE 1.6L GTDI. I have taken my car in to the dealership 3 different times for coolant loss. Ford customer service has been contacted and the dealership has tried all of the recommendations at this point. Ford is now telling me that they can see the coolant levels drop...
  4. How to Escape - YouTube Tutorials / Mobile App
    Happy Friday everyone- just sharing here that we had an EXTERNAL coolant leak in our 2013 1.6L SE that was a real pain in the you know what to find... I went and rented a coolant pressure test kit from the local auto parts store and it really sped things up. If you've never used one before, the...
  5. 3G Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hi fellow Escape owners, At 115,000 mi, I recently started down a coolant leak rabbit hole including pressure tests, dyes and diagnostics by various dealerships and independent shops. I was told today (FINALLY) that my heater core lines as well as my coolant outlet housing are the cause of my...
  6. 4G Battery, Engine and Technical Discussion
    Well my 2020 Ford Escape Titanium 2.0L Ecoboost has the infamous coolant leak in cylinder 3. I admit I have driven this vehicle for long commutes to work so my vehicle was at 40k miles, but this is completely unacceptable. All service was done including the 30k service. I cannot believe this.
  7. 3G Engine and Technical Discussion
    Coolant sensor replaced November 2019. Went back to shop Friday with same symptoms. Got call today that the engine was shot and they were doing a full replacement. Thank you Lord that we bought the extended warranty for it when we bought it with only 28k miles on it. It died with only 65k. Not...
  8. 3G Engine and Technical Discussion
    2013 Ford Escape 1.6 Check engine code: P1299 Has intermittent external leak and have had to top off coolant reservoir periodically in last three weeks. In attempt to troubleshoot/self-diagnose before taking it in I pulled out the Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor to check for leak. Wasn’t...
  9. 3G Engine and Technical Discussion
    Forgive me for the long post, thanks for following along It's been a rough few days for my 2013 1.6 Escape. While on a family road trip to Maine I noticed a low coolant light. I topped it off and the light came on again not much longer after that. The engine never overheated or even got hot...
  10. 3G Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hi everyone, I have a 2017 Ford Escape Se FWD with the 1.5 Ecoboost. I have arround 20 000km (12500 miles) and it's about 7 months old! A few days ago, I was filling up my windshield washer and notice that the coolant level was under the "low" mark. I didn't have any warning on my dashboard or...
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