When I purchased mine, I asked to see a list of exactly what was covered under the hybrid warranty, and noticed several expensive components, unique to the hybrid model were not covered. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car. The next day I took it into the local Ford dealer and was told the mecs cooling pump and fans had failed. This is a very dangerous defect with the Ford hybrid model. We have 30 reviews on our Radiator products for the 2007 Ford Escape from previous customers. There can be errors in the text.
We only sell parts from trusted brands like so that you can find quality parts you can count on. I told him that fan didn't exist and invited him to go visually inspect my truck. Ford Escape Electric Fan System Basics If the temperature exceeds 225° F, the engine starts to overheat and this can result in serious engine damage like a blown head gasket, cracked cylinder heads and engine block. The official Ford service manual literally destroys their position. This article will help you to test the cooling fan motors and cooling fan motor relays on your Ford Escape or Mazda Tribute in a comprehensive step-by-step way. If I pull the vehicle now, I would most likely have to pay them for their diagnostic work, so I will in all great likelihood have to file suit anyway. Ford Motor Company made this mistake.
Any injury, damage or loss that may result from a viewer acting on the basis of information that was presented, omitted, or erroneous in this video is the sole responsibility of the viewer, not the author or publisher of this video. The Nocolok brazing line keeps the highest quality standards, bringing you superior products you can rely on. That extends to all components, including engine and transmission oil coolers. This is the issue: Ford Motor Company failed to correct document the cooling fans as part of the hybrid battery pack. But, it looks and reads more complicated that it really is. I will update later, but this is a fairly frustrating experience. Escape City is an unofficial Ford Escape site, and is not officially endorsed, supported, authorized by, or affiliated with, Ford Motor Company.
Copyright © 2007-2016 by Escape City. The guy on the site is FordCustomerService. You won't need any expensive or exotic tools to do it, since all you'll only need to use is a multimeter and a jumper wire. Ford's cooling fan motor control system may seem like a bit of overkill with its 4 Fan Relays. As mentioned at the beginning of the article, you don't need anything fancy. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Radiator stock in-person! The hybrid battery pack cooling fans part number is: 5M6Z-10C659-A. A scan tool comes in handy, but it's not a must have tool to take advantage of this article.
I cannot image what would have happened if I had been on a freeway when this happened. I gave them two options. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which if any recalls pertain to your car. I hope you get this resolved. I immediately faxed over the picture and diagram of the assembly BillyK posted in another thread Thanks, Billy.
You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. All opinions expressed on this site are those of the members only, and are not necessarily endorsed, supported, or rejected by Ford Motor Company or by Escape City. The only test in the article that applies to the 2. Let's turn the page and get testing. After the engine cooled down I was able to limp home. I even spoke with the tech who said he found nothing in his materials indicating these fans were internal. If you punch in this part number at the previously mention site, you get the message: We can not vertify this part fits the selected vehicle!.
The viewer must be properly trained and familiar with the manufacturer's approved service procedures and documentation before working with tools, car components, electrical systems including those found in hybrid batteries, chemicals, lubricants, and any other instrument, utility, or information seen or implied in this video. He mentioned there was an external cooling fan that sat on top of the battery pack that had failed, but would not be covered by warranty. Dropped the vehicle off yesterday morning and briefed my service adviser on the information gleaned from a large thread on another forum on the topic. What Tools Do I Need To Test The Fan Motor and Fan Relay? It's within a temperature range of 195° F and 225° F that the engine will work at its most optimal state and keep pollution down, get the best gas mileage and all this good stuff. I just sent them additional photographs of the battery pack assembly and fans, the two case numbers I found of people who successfully resolved this identical issue with Ford and excerpts from the 2006 service manual.
Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though. All other company, product, or service name references on this site are used for identification purposes only, and are trademarks of their respective owners. On top of low prices, Advance Auto Parts offers 5 different trusted brands of Radiator products for the 2007 Ford Escape. GatorJ wrote:If I pull the vehicle now, I would most likely have to pay them for their diagnostic work, so I will in all great likelihood have to file suit anyway. The Koyo Cooling radiator has been engineered to the highest standards and incorporates application specific mounting locations for all fan shrouds, inlet-outlet hoses and top-bottom mounting pins, ensuring quick and pain-free installs. No matter the situation, Advance Auto Parts has the Radiator product you desperately need. The Ford name, trademarks, designs, logos, and all Ford division, affiliate, and model names are registered trademarks of Ford Motor Company and its divisions and affiliates.
With the help of this article, you'll be able to easily test either or both of the cooling fan motors, the fan relays and of course the fuses. Or you may just be struggling to keep it highway-approved. The guy on the site is FordCustomerService. The fan motors on the 2. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons some beyond our control cannot guarantee you will receive them. There was no warning and I was fortunate that I was able to pull off the road safely.
The dealership service manager is not finding the cooling fans part number as part of the hybrid battery pack as shown above. They are not the same as recalls. Hope you find it interesting! GatorJ wrote:If I pull the vehicle now, I would most likely have to pay them for their diagnostic work, so I will in all great likelihood have to file suit anyway. It is astonishing to me I need to do this, but I will do what I need to do as I'm not going accept their refusal to honor a warranty for components that are clearly an integral part of the High Voltage Traction Battery assembly. Joined: May 23rd, 2010, 5:06 pm Location: Florida My vehicle: '09 Ford Escape Limited Hybrid That sucks. I needed to replace the hybrid battery cooling fans and couldn't find anything on Youtube about it. So I made this video while installing a set of new fans.