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2002 Ford Escort

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2002 Ford Escort Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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 ...

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.

2002 Ford Escort Questions and Answers

Sugie, 2002 Ford Escort, 4 Cylinder, Cleveland, OH

need a wiring diagram and position for a solenoid on a 2002 Ford Escort

ajovitsky, 2002 Ford Escort, 4 Cylinder, Temecula, CA

Increasingly loud high pitched humming is causing concern. Gets good mileage, over 100,000 mi, I bought it with about 20,000 on it. No knocking, pinging, all fluids topped up and hoses okay....

rosci, 2002 Ford Escort, 2.0L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Eagle, WI

Where's the EGR vacuum solenoid located on my 2002 Ford Escort. Can I see it from the top of the engine?

da_holmes, 2002 Ford Escort, 4 Cylinder, Houston, TX

My car won't start, but I don't believe it is that battery because the air, lights, and radio still works. Not sure what the problem is. It ran fine the night before. Any suggestions?

hydroracer, 2002 Ford Escort, 2.0L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Erie, PA

No matter were switch is set the a/c compresser keeps run'n......unplug at clutch and it quits......was going to add toggle switch to control power to clutch?

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2002 Ford Escort Reviews

I bought my Ford escort back in 2004, when it was only two years old and had only 23,000 miles. I currently have 141,000 miles. No major hang ups. I put on a considerable amount of miles due to my work's location along with other things. I do have one major hang up that I find troubling with the car, and that is the thermostat. The original lasted around 90,000 miles. Since then I have had not one but three replacements from good places! I idle the car more when it's cold, but eventually the thermostat becomes useless. I never had a problem like this with any of my other cars. The reason why I kept getting it fixed is because the rest of the car has been doing great! The engine runs like its new! It gets decent gas mileage. I really like it over all. Other than the thermostat, I have never had a car which performed so well!

I have a 2002 Escort with 211,000 miles. I bought this car used 6-7 years ago with around 60,000 miles on it. I have only had to do maintainance like battery, brakes/rotors, belts, alternator etc. I do all this myself so it's been a very low cost car to maintain. Recently the A/C has developed a leak somewhere, so if anyone has had this problem, I would love some advice. I absolutely LOVE this car!!

I love my Ford Escort, 2002... 120,000+, runs great! I will definitely want another when the time comes!

My 2002 Ford Escort has 120,000 miles on it and still has the original exhaust. Runs well except for the engine noise which seems to be a common problems. When I'm ready to trade it in I would definitely buy another Ford (Focus)

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