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someday 07-24-2013 02:28 PM

2.3L Blown Engine
hello, my friends wifes 2006 escape with ~50k mi blew her motor. I dont know the specifics but the dealer told her there is a known problem with these engines. I couldnt find anything specifically. Anyone have a clue as to what the dealer is talking about?

TallPaul 10-13-2013 05:07 PM

Strange they would not say what the known problem is. Seems there should be a recall if that were the case. I have a 2.3L in my 2001 Ranger and that 2.3 is the new Duratec DOHC 16-valve, should be like yours. I drive it hard, no problems.

Boss Collins 02-22-2016 04:22 PM

I have a 2005 ranger with a 2.3 n same prob but has 130,000 on it.

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