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1998 Ford Escort Question: wANT WOULD CAUSE MY FORD ESCORT TOO START CHIGGING IN 3,4,AND 5TH GEAR.

 

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ALY8955, Salinas, CA, December 23, 2012, 22:54
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EVERYTHING WAS FINE.JUST HAD CARD PAINTED AND THEY STEATMED CLEANIED THE ENGINE.TODAY WAS REALLY WET AND RAINING. I WENT THRUGH A BIG PUDDLE, TRYING TO EXCELLERATE TO FREEWAY AND CAR WAS MISSING AND CHUGGING, AND THEN ENGINE LIGHT WENT. HELP. DROVE IT A LITTLE WHEN IT STOPPED RAINING AND IT WAS OK, THEN STARTED GOING THROUGH WATER AND IT STARTED CHUGGING AGAIN.

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    ziptie12 December 24, 2012, 17:07
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    You answered your own question-------moisture is getting into the ignition system somewhere.Eliminate that first , then post again if symptoms persist when ignition dried out.

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