I own a 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid. I've had the car shutdown on me once a few months ago on the highway. Car disables itself, I drift over to the side, turn it off, and it starts right up again. Ten minutes later it does it again, but starts right after I turn it off. Did this the entire ride almost 2 hours
I have a ELM software program to turn my laptop into a scanner, which it works great, can pull and clear trouble codes. After the highway incident I plugged the scanner in and got no codes
. Thought it was just a fluke so I thought I'd wait to see if it happened again.
It hadn't until today, 2 months since the last incident, it happened this time when the wife was driving. Same scenario, disables itself, turn it off, starts right up. No codes stored again.
I'm thinking it may be the water pump as I've read they were an issue, the original ones don't work well apparently, and can lead to the engine overheating and the computer shutting down the car.
Anybody ever have this happen to them before?
My scanner reads 3 modules, are there other modules that might have a trouble code?
I'm stumped on what it is. Any input is greatly appreciated.