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2004 Ford Escape Limited 4dr 103 WB

2004 Ford Escape
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
19 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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July 30, 2013, 6:59 am

Julie D
 

Question: Is it truly a head gasket like I was told?

I drive a 2005 Ford Escape. While accelerating after being stopped at a light I noticed the car hesitating a bit. Next thing I knew I white smoke came out the back and the acceleration was fine. Later in the day going home from work I noticed the white smoke again after being stopped. Then I noticed a "knocking/grinding" when I accelerated that would go away after a few seconds. The car has roughly 118,000 on it


July 30, 2013, 7:58 pm

Tyler O
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It certainly could be. There are specific tests to check to condition of the head gasket. What test have they done?


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