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This is my son's first car, has about 160,000 miles and has started locking up with anti theft shut down where the switch will turn, lights on the dash but starter will not engage. If we wait hours (minimum of 2-3) it will then start. Have stopped using the clicker in case that is the problem it is very worn out. Don't want to spend lots on it cause it isn't worth it.

runs rough all the time,changed wires and plugs

how to i get the water pump out

we just changed the engine in my ford escort gt. we've changed the coil, sparkplugs, and distributar cap. i've also tried the coolant sensor. i don't think that the coil is sending spark. we've checked and made sure everything was hooked up and also checked fuel inertia switch. sounds like it wants to start but with no spark. what could be the problem

my full pumpe is working. full lines are clear to the engine and wont turn over

have no spark and no power going to the fual pump changed compter and box to spark plugs and all secores

The a\c on my 2001 escort zx2 works great part of the time and then suddenly quits blowing cold air. Someone told me it could be some type of connection with the wires that someimes wiggles loose. But couldn't tell me where it is. Does anyone know about this, or if that would actually be the problem?

do i have to lift the motor to replace the belts? both the alternator and power steering belts are gone this is no factory air

My car has been having a problem, when its warm outside normally above 90 degrees it will stall out and will not restart untill it sits for a minute or two then after about 5 miles of going at a consistent speed it will stall out again. I have also noticed it will cut out a little when i get on it, i replaced the fuel filter but that did not help anything so my next guess is fuel pump or IAC valve. Any help would be greatly appreciated

my niebors car wont start, isnt fireing, the alt belt broke and slung around and hasnt cranked since. why?

i just need the spark plug gap.

can u provide a routing diagram

I have taken all the bolts off of the oil pan, the only thing that is in my way is the muffler. The muffler is not letting the oil pan come loose. Any tricks that can help me?

radio lights will not come on, overhead lights will come on, but not dash

all of a sudden

bought the car about 3 months ago and the ac work fine now all of a sudden its hot out and the ac is not working,it that it has no power going to the pump

My water pump needs to be replaced. I can manage the job, I'm pretty handy, I just can't seem to get the timing belt cover off. Any suggestions?

the ac in wifes car went out. replaced the clutch and realized there was not power to it. then replaced the ccrm (constant control relay module)then chrged the ac. while charging it cooled for alittle then stopped. we put 2 and 1/2 cans of 134. still not workinfg properly. on our way home it started cooling ice cold. the next day on her way home from work it stopped again. replaced the low pressure switch and still not it works sometimes and sometimes not. what is going on? can anyone help?

I can not get the timing on the cam correct

After the car has been running for awhile the check coolant light comes coolant needed though.

where is the ac compressor relay switch located on my car?

How much should it cost to repair a rear turn signal on my 199 escort?

I have a rear turn signal out on my 1999 escort how much should it cost to rpair?

I have been told by a trusted mechanic that both rear coil springs are completely broken. can I continue to drive this car? what are the risks?

The door switch on the driver's side has no power. This means that the car believes the door is always closed. The dome light does not come on and seat belt motor does not activate. Does anyone have a wiring diagram or experience with this issue?

My dash lights went out and I looked for the fuse box and found it but there is nothing labeled about the dash lights or interior lights.

first check charging system light came on and headlights were very weak. started then after about 50mph charging system light went off and ran fine. i dont know if when i tilted the steering wheel the car started driving like it had no power going up an incline after car drove for about 10 miles vehicle overheated then later tried to start the car and now there is no crank or start. stereo no longer turns on however all lights and dash lights work but wont crank.

I have an ZX2 Ford escort and by brake lights went out.. I tried changing the bulbs, the fuses and ever the brake switch under the brake paddle and it still doesn't work.. When the back lights come on when I turn on my lights and my emergence lights and by back window light still works... What could it be?

I need to know where the camshaft position sensor is located on 94 ford escort 1.9 liter the code comes back 214 cylinder identification sensor cps????

Replaced: computer, wires, plugs, coil,cap,rotor, fan,fan motor, thermostat, coil, waterpump, hoses, belts, timing belt,fuses, cleaned fuel inject, park car in garage, starts, purrs, runs for 1/2 hour, sun hits it, overheats , park in sun go start it, it starts runs like DODO. then strts over heat. 5 phx mechanics quit on it. No wires or battery touching frame, dash lights died