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Cars not starting are usually ignition or fuel! Have you checked spark at plugs?

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Dec 28, 2014


see if you have power to the coil pack.if your have power tothe coil and no power coming out . the coil is bad. check your fues

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Dec 14, 2014


your code is 8947

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Dec 04, 2014


5761 is code for M175778

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Dec 04, 2014


Assuming your lights are bright and not got low voltage then the blinker unit is faluty. Cheap to replace.

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Dec 03, 2014


hello,it may well be a dirty wheel speed sensor,or possibly the reluctor ring on the hub,take it to a local garage,and get it scanned,as it may turn out to be a small problem,and well worth putting right properly, hope this helps, cheers

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Nov 30, 2014


hello,here's your code for your radio; 2 6 4 1 . hope this helps, if you are unsure about re-entering the digits back in,please re-post and i shall help, cheers.

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Nov 30, 2014


hello,there can be many potential problems ,as to why your car engine stalls,you need to do a systematic check on all the relevant criteria, ie; fuel,spark plugs,air cleaner,ignition,breather system,tank ventilation{fuel tank} etc,there may be 'air leaks' causing the mixture to weaken,your valve/ignition timing may be out,the idle valve/or carb setting may be mal adjusted.hope this helps, cheers.

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Nov 30, 2014


get a Haynes repair manual it has your timing marks you need

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Nov 24, 2014


Water pump. First make sure you have enough coolant and the reservoir system isn't leaking(or any leaks). Fords are hard to get air out of the system. I always over fill Fords because of air. It will usually purge out in a couple days. only getting warm at idle and hot going down the road is a water pump or something is still clogged up. IE.. heater core.

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Nov 22, 2014


Most hazards flash brake lights not the turn signals, double check your signal bulbs. Try to get it to flas fast and visually inspect which bulb isn't working. Then replace that bulb

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Nov 14, 2014


I put around 40 foot pounds to them. They are lock nuts, they won't come loose or off.

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Nov 08, 2014


sound like the radio died, rpelace it with aftermarket.

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Oct 22, 2014


Hello pamgolmon: My name is Roger and i will answer your question. The 2-0 dual cam engine is a interference engine. This means if the engine jumps time at the timing belt. It will bend the valves. As for the timing marks on the camshafts. Their are no marks to be located. To set the timing marks on this engine requires special tools. This makes it expensive for not only the do it yourself mechanic but also the repair shops also. If the valves were bent you must pull the head for the repairs also.
I know this is not the answer you were hoping for but it is the only answer to give. Please rate the quality of the answer as this way we know your answer was correct. Please just ask if you need further help. Thank You for using Fix Ya. Roger

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Oct 04, 2014


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Have to find vacuum leaks with different
test methods

When you do, that come back with where the leak is

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Sep 30, 2014


Disconnect your air mass sensor. It monitors the cleanlyness of your air filter. Test drive the car. If the symptoms went away, replace your air flow sensor assembly. It's pretty pricy, about $80. You can drive your car with the air flow sensor quick harness disconnected until you can afford to buy the sensor.

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Sep 08, 2014


Pull the codes. Start from there. Could be the crank sensor, coils, or the engine is just old and tired.

1998 Ford Escort | Answered on Sep 01, 2014

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