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I have a ford escort zx2 2000. The drive belt broke and needs replaced. there is no diagram under the hood and the one the auto store gave is not helping. Its hard to get in there to get the belt on the crank shaft...
I have a severe leak on the manifold line that goes to my compressor according to the last mechanic who checked it out. What would this cost?
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?
the car does not crank when it gets hot, i'm talking 3-4 hrs. when the outside temp is over 90 degrees it does a sluggish start. it has a new battery, any suggestions
When I turn on my air I 'feel' it pull on the engine. Does this mean compressor or new belt? Or neither?
Hello; My fan wont come on when I turn on the a/c. I hot wired directly to the battery and it spins. Fuses check out ok. I want to test the fan relay, but I can't locate it. Any suggestions where to look? Thanks...
I have a 1993 Ford Escort with 5 speed manual transmission that stopped running one day. It cranks, but no turning over. I've checked the fuel through the valve just before the fuel injectors and it sprays out, so the...
when my car is idling it kinda revs up and down all the time, back and forth nonstop. and when i step on the throttle in a normal fashion it hesitates, then runs rough till i get to about 25 mph after 25 mph it pretty...
How can you take the altenator out without taking half of the front of the motor apart?
front driver's side wheel makes a grinding sound, and when going into a curve the car seems to lose control for a second before regaining control in the curve
Hi, every time I use the AC my car starts shaking and turns off, it will start right back up and work fine as long as te AC is turned off. any ideas?
Three issues : Check engine light on ( recurring problem); whurring (like off-balance fan) noise when first running. Most resent violent loss of power - the whole car shakes the engine "stops" and then violently kick...
i have figured out my problem to the 3 hr drive and it not starting car. timming belt! now i need a little assitance in changing the belt. i am very mechanicly incline i just have never down one of thease before and w...
i had drove this car 3 hours nonstop at about 65-70 on the freeway until i arrived in my hometown, when i got off the exit and came to a stop the car had stop running. after that i had tried to start it again and agai...
my car has 57,763 miles. when I had the car done in March I had 57,003, so I don't drive the car that much. should I have oil changed every 3 months or do I go longer? also, is it better to use regular or synthetic oi...
99 escort: Since diagrams do not show actual harnesses I am wondering where the harness goes after it goes into the firewall next to brake pedal. I need to replace R/B wire going from relay to junction box but can not...
Thanks so much for answering my last question. We have determined that it was not the plug that wasn't firing but the port on the coil. What would cause one of the ports on the coil to stop firing?
I have a circle dirt track escort gt 5 spd. i was going in to the corner on the gas and it just acted like i shifted it into 3rd gear, it bogged down and just lost most the power. putting it on the trailer i was floor...
The car still runs fair but one cylinder doesn't fire and it's making a slight clattering noise.
I have a 2000 escort and i have drilled out the rivets and looked at that board and there is 5 different relays on there. 4 of themn are made by bosch and are regulasr size but one of them is smaller and is made by om...
99 Escort: Had been having issues with blowing wiper fuse even after changing motor so think switch is bad. However now the wiper fuse actually melted and now the fuses are blowing for driver headlight, and tail and ...
under cooling system what is ANTI mean and Tstat? Many thanks--bewildered woman
my estimate says hoses upp and lower-what are they? I didn't find hoses listed on your screen. Many thanks.
This car has been a great little car however I have always had periodic overheating problems and am now experiencing the same. Recently had water pump and thermostat replaced - solved problem for about a year but ove...
219,800 miles so far. Camber alignment at 210,723 miles: Front Left -1.0 degrees. Specified range is -0.6 to 1.0. All other wheel caster, toe, camber are within range. The shop said they couldn't adjust front left cam...
I just need to know the sparkplug gap for my 1993 ford escort.
The odomater on my Escort reads only up to 99,000. I am the 3rd or 4th owner of the car and right now it reads about 57,000 but i think it might have lapsed already, I was wondering if there is a way to find out the a...
Passes all emissions tests, etc. Fail MIL or computer test.???
I have a 92 ford escort gt 1.8 & when it gets to operating temp the check engine light comes on then the engine shuts down, then once it has cooled down will start but shuts down once it has warmed up again
The check engine light comes on and stays on. When it first comes on the air bag symbol comes on for a second and then goes off..