1994 Ford Escort Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Ford Escort

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1994 Ford Escort Problems

The Constant Control Relay Module May Fail

There are reports of failures of the CCRM or Constant Control Relay Module.  The CCRM has relays and switches inside that control or provide power to the engine cooling fan, AC clutch (to engage the AC compressor), fuel pump and powertrain control module (PCM).  Single switches or relays can fail internally causing a number of different symptoms including no start conditions (inoperative fuel pump or PCM), engine running warm due to inoperative cooling fan, or the AC might not blow cold air.

Problems with Engine Idle

I purchased my 1998 Ford Escort ZX2 from a private owner. His daughter had been using it to travel back and forth to college. The price was right, and so was the mileage at just 112,000 miles. Aside from the few to be expected highway dings, the vehicle was in good condition. One morning when I went out to start it I noticedthat the car was idling very low, below 1,000 RPMs. It actually stalled once or twice. I ruled out an electrical problem ...

Car 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.

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1994 Ford Escort Questions

My car gets hot at low speed & at idle,but normal at high. New Thermostat (1 answer)

I've replaced the thermostat and checked the fan but it's still getting hot. What should I check ? It's not really losing any coolant and the coolant is clean . Could it be the water pump or my radiator ? I just got the car so I'm at a loss . The air does not work either

What could cause the crankshaft to not spin freely? (1 answer)

Haven't had any problems with my wagon until i stopped to grab some grub at a truck stop and when I tried to start it back up it made really bad banging noises so I turned it off. Trying to replace the timing belt thinking it skipped a tooth and was off, but i cant get the crankshaft mark to ...

what choices of power steering fluid do I have (1 answer)

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1994 Ford Escort Recalls

Recall 94V218000
THE DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG MODULE CAN HAVE AN INADEQUATELY WELDED INFLATOR CANISTER.

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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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