1991 Ford Escort Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Ford Escort
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1991 Ford Escort ProblemsCar won't start due to oil contamination in distributor
The distributor may become internally contaminated with engine oil because of an internal seal failure. This causes ignition failure because the distributor cap has filled with oil. If this happens, the car will not start.
If you experience difficulty starting the engine when cold, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steady when the accelerator pedal is not pressed.
Valve seats (components in the cylinder head that help seal the valve) can fall out. When this happens, it causes rough running and creates noise. Replacement of the cylinder head is commonly required to fix this problem.
1991 Ford Escort Questionswhat kind of motor oil do i use for my ford escort ? Could i us 5w20w (1 answer)
Makes a clicking noise when driving.
91 ford escort lose speed on freways when exhilirating 60 to 70 mphs