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1994 Ford Escort Question: what is the engine life?

 

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melbaesmith1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder, Santa Rosa, CA, August 06, 2013, 11:38
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How many miles on average can the engine last before replacement is necessary?

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12205 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper August 06, 2013, 12:19
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    depends on maint you have been doing.approx 150,000 with excellant maint program

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    melbaesmith1, August 06, 2013, 12:39
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    Okay, thank you...I was thinking about purchasing one and it has 169,000 miles on it...

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    globalhelper, August 06, 2013, 13:24
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    ask for maint records in none avail stay away

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    melbaesmith1, August 06, 2013, 16:39
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    Will do...thanks for your help! :)

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    mrfordman August 06, 2013, 14:43
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    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.

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    melbaesmith1, August 06, 2013, 16:40
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    Thanks for sharing with me...your answer is very helpful!

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