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Is there a kit to make your escape run on E85 or can you just run E85 anyway?

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2009-06-07 19:32:47
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There are several Ford vehicles that come from the factory ready to run E85, but unfortunately, the Escape is not one of them. Note that because of EPA regulations, making these changes will fail you on emissions testing, as they consider this a illegal modification to the factory system for on the road use. Running E85 on a non E85 engine can damage the engine without modifications to the tuning and injector size. Can be done, but legally no.

If the fuel lines are plastic or steel they are acceptable. All rubber must be an alcohol compatible, and most cars are from the mid 80's and up. But all components of the fuel system must be inspected.

No KIT is needed. Proper injector sizing and PCM tuning is required. But at best without a fuel sensor, the engine will be single fuel, not flex or dual fuel.

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