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2004 Ford Escape

The car normally runs just fine. However,occasionaly the car will start and within a second or two it dies. It will continue to do this for a period of time. If you then leave it alone for several hours it usually starts and runs fine. The mechanics have found nothing to correct the problem. Any Ideas?

Unfortunately, they may not be able to see a problem until it is acting up. It is most likely a module going bad somewhere, but if it is behaving OK when you take it in, the mechanic’s tools can’t find the bad one.