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?

by in Naugatuck, CT on February 06, 2009
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ANSWER by on February 07, 2009
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.
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