How many miles on average can the engine last before replacement is necessary?
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1994 Ford Escort Question: what is the engine life?
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (13991 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper August 06, 2013, 12:19Master
depends on maint you have been doing.approx 150,000 with excellant maint program
Replymelbaesmith1, August 06, 2013, 12:39Rookie
Okay, thank you...I was thinking about purchasing one and it has 169,000 miles on it...
Replyglobalhelper, August 06, 2013, 13:24Master
ask for maint records in none avail stay away
Replymelbaesmith1, August 06, 2013, 16:39Rookie
Will do...thanks for your help! :)
Answer #2mrfordman August 06, 2013, 14:43Journeyman
bought one new, had over 200k before it died. regular maint. and front end work. only engine concern was cracked intake gasket and timing belts.
Replymelbaesmith1, August 06, 2013, 16:40Rookie
Thanks for sharing with me...your answer is very helpful!