Engine turns off while driving it. on 1999 Ford Escort

After washing the engine down with degresser, the engine begain the rev up , I would have to hit the gas sseveral times for it to drop down, than while driving the car it would just shut off, what's the problem?

1 answer
The problem is you got water somewhere it's not supposed to be. Have you checked for any trouble codes, that will help to isolate the problem.