Ford escape hates hot weather

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Alkis
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Vehicle: Ford Escape 2009 limited

Ford escape hates hot weather

Post by Alkis » Sat May 26, 2018 2:49 am

I'm having a crazy problem with my 2009 Ford Escape limited 3.0l. For two years now whenever the temperature is ~90 degrees the antitheft system goes off and refuses to crank. If I open the doors and pull it under shadow for 20 minutes, everything is fine. I took it to 2 different dealerships but they couldn't replicate the problem...
When this happens the antitheft light blinks rapidly and then gives code 16. During that I have dashes in my mileage and I cannot connect any kind of diagnostic software to pcm. When it turns back on the only error I'm getting is P1260.
I'm trying through elimination to figure out what is going on. So till now I tried the following.
1. Replace battery and checked the ground.
2. I installed a remote starter with pats bypass to check if the pats transceiver has any problem. It doesn't start even with the remote start when is hot outside...
3. Removed the instrument cluster, put it in my cooler to cool it down, attached it again... nothing (I know its funny but I'm desperate)
4. Removed the PCM did the same with the IC but no luck.
5. Checked all fuses, everything seems ok.
6. I have both keys nothing work when it's hot outside.
7. Fuel pump and cluster both working when I turn the key.

So any help or ideas are welcome...

f-wolf
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Re: Ford escape hates hot weather

Post by f-wolf » Sat May 26, 2018 4:07 am

I hope this will help you ??

https://autoservicecosts.com/obd2-codes/p1260/


Also ... I got one of these:

Works on my Ford and Wife's Mazda
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*** AUGOCOM Auto Lock Inspection Loop EZS Checker Immobiliser System OBD Fast Tester ***

Found on EBAY

The small LED will pulse-flash one time or more ( Depending on your brand of car )

The test unit will tell you if there is a signal / communication ( PATS ) at the coil near the ignition key when you turn the key to on ...

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Alkis
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Re: Ford escape hates hot weather

Post by Alkis » Sat May 26, 2018 2:26 pm

Thanks for the response but I wonder... if it was the coil receiver on the ignition the problem, shouldn't the remote start that bypass the immobilizer and doesn't need a key, start the car?

Alkis
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Re: Ford escape hates hot weather

Post by Alkis » Sat May 26, 2018 7:45 pm

===PCM DTC Error===
Unable to read DTC

Module: Powertrain Control Module

===END PCM DTC Error===

===OBDII DTC None===
Successful DTC reading, no error codes found

Module: On Board Diagnostic II

===END OBDII DTC None===

===APIM DTC U0100:00-2B===
Code: U0100 - Lost Communication With ECM/PCM A

Status:
- DTC Present at Time of Request
- Malfunction Indicator Lamp is Off for this DTC

Module: Accessory Protocol Interface Module

===END APIM DTC U0100:00-2B===

===RCM DTC U0100:00-8B===
Code: U0100 - Lost Communication With ECM/PCM A

Status:
- DTC Present at Time of Request
- Malfunction Indicator Lamp is On for this DTC

Module: Restraint Control Module

===END RCM DTC U0100:00-8B===

===OCS DTC None===
Successful DTC reading, no error codes found

Module: Occupant Classification System Module

===END OCS DTC None===

===4X4M DTC U0100-60===
Code: U0100 - Lost communication with the PCM

Status:
- DTC Present at Time of Request
- Malfunction Indicator Lamp is Off for this DTC

Module: 4X4 Control Module

Diagnostic Trouble Code details

Lost communication with the PCM

Note:

DTCs that start with 'U' are faults which occur during module-to-module communication.

Modules should never be replaced based only on a 'U' code. These codes do not always indicate a problem, and can be caused by normal diagnostic functions, carried out on the vehicle.

===END 4X4M DTC U0100-60===

===4X4M DTC U0121-60===
Code: U0121 - Lost Communication With The ABS Control Module

Status:
- DTC Present at Time of Request
- Malfunction Indicator Lamp is Off for this DTC

Module: 4X4 Control Module

===END 4X4M DTC U0121-60===

===ABS DTC Error===
Unable to read DTC

Module: Antilock braking system

===END ABS DTC Error===

===PSCM DTC U0100-6F===
Code: U0100 - Lost communication with the PCM

Status:
- DTC Present at Time of Request
- Malfunction Indicator Lamp is Off for this DTC

Module: Power Steering Control Module

Diagnostic Trouble Code details

Lost communication with the PCM

Note:

DTCs that start with 'U' are faults which occur during module-to-module communication.

Modules should never be replaced based only on a 'U' code. These codes do not always indicate a problem, and can be caused by normal diagnostic functions, carried out on the vehicle.

===END PSCM DTC U0100-6F===

===IC DTC U0100-60===
Code: U0100 - Lost communication with the PCM

Status:
- DTC Present at Time of Request
- Malfunction Indicator Lamp is Off for this DTC

Module: Instrument Cluster

Diagnostic Trouble Code details

Lost communication with the PCM

Note:

DTCs that start with 'U' are faults which occur during module-to-module communication.

Modules should never be replaced based only on a 'U' code. These codes do not always indicate a problem, and can be caused by normal diagnostic functions, carried out on the vehicle.

===END IC DTC U0100-60===

===IC DTC U0121-60===
Code: U0121 - Lost Communication With The ABS Control Module

Status:
- DTC Present at Time of Request
- Malfunction Indicator Lamp is Off for this DTC

Module: Instrument Cluster

===END IC DTC U0121-60===

===PAM DTC None===
Successful DTC reading, no error codes found

Module: Parking Aid Module

===END PAM DTC None===

===FCIM DTC None===
Successful DTC reading, no error codes found

Module: Front Controls Interface Module

===END FCIM DTC None===

===FDIM DTC None===
Successful DTC reading, no error codes found

Module: Front Display Interface Module

===END FDIM DTC None===

===HVAC DTC None===
Successful DTC reading, no error codes found

Module: Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning

===END HVAC DTC None===

===ACM DTC None===
Successful DTC reading, no error codes found

Module: Audio Control Module

===END ACM DTC None===

===GEM/SJB DTC None===
Successful DTC reading, no error codes found

Module: Generic Electronic Module / Smart Junction Box

===END GEM/SJB DTC None===
My logs if someone can figure out anything

lmlaster@yahoo.com
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Vehicle: 2015 Ford Focus Electric

Re: Ford escape hates hot weather

Post by lmlaster@yahoo.com » Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:27 pm

Did you ever figure this out. I am having problems with my Ford Focus Electric. Obviously heat related. My dealer has had the car for 3 weeks, working with Ford to figure it out.

http://www.myfocuselectric.com/forum/vi ... php?t=4860

Do you have any insight?
2015 Ford Focus Electric
NWIndiana White Lightning

denbo
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Re: Ford escape hates hot weather

Post by denbo » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:46 pm

Borrow the wife,s hair dryer and warm up the ecu. They don,t get hot enough to harm the unit see if you can get it to misbehave.

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