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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1994 Ford Escort

1994 Ford Escort

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1994 Ford Escort Problems

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

The engine may overheat due to coolant loss as a result of a cracked cylinder head. In most cases the cylinder head will require replacement to correct this concern.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Failure to change the power steering fluid can cause the fluid to become gray with metal particles. The contaminated fluid can damage the power steering pump resulting in a growling noise when the wheel is turned; the damaged pump will require replacement to eliminate the noise.. Life of the power steering gearbox and pump will be shortened if the fluid is not serviced regularly.

Engine -- Verified

An external Engine oil leak may develop from the distributor O-ring seal. A new O-ring seal will be needed to correct this leak.

Engine -- Verified

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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.

1994 Ford Escort Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., December 30, 1994


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1994 Ford Escort Questions and Answers

Mike94Escort, 1994 Ford Escort, 1.9L 4 Cylinder, Crystal City, MO

My speedometer makes a rattleing noise, and the needle likes to wave at me when I go over forty mph, and usually shows me doing about 10-15 mph over what I really am. I tried pulling the gauges out...

mission bay, 1994 Ford Escort, 1.9L 4 Cylinder, Encinitas, CA

The check engine light came on in my 94 Ford Escort after having transmission work done. The trouble codes are 335,326 and 172, and supposedly relate to the DPFE sensor. I installed a new sensor,...

yusaki, 1994 Ford Escort, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Waco, TX

i have a 94 Escort wagon and i need to replace the heads but don't know the bolt torques or patten

ILoveWanda, 1994 Ford Escort, San Francisco, CA

Two nights ago when I started my car, the dashboard began making beeping noises like a warning sound. It sounds similar to a truck backing up, although maybe a little higher pitched. The noise st...

jimmy heat, 1994 Ford Escort, 1.9L 4 Cylinder, Pine City, MN

3rd gear is the worst. At about 30 miles per hour it wants to chug and jerks. Accelerating is just fine. It doesn't hesitate. But at a constant speed it doesn't want to run properly. And ...

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1994 Ford Escort Reviews

Can anyone help? Car has lost the ability to accelerate. It is hard to get it to 35mph. Could it be the clutch slipping?

Got from Mom, 35,000 Mi.,Now has80,000.Had to leave outside All bad weather.body needs a paint job.But run great.

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