I have 1998 ford escort se with 150,00 miles. I checked all fluids including gas all were full. earlier while driving my car the engine felt like it didn't want "to go" like it wanted to stall out.while trying to start engine the "check engine" light came on.there were no leaks,and engine was not overheated,felt like car key just turned off.
while driving my car the engine shut off by itself and my car wouldn't start. on 1998 Ford Escort
by ray471 in Hayward, CA on May 11, 2013
ANSWER by Hal... , May 14, 2013
Check your spark plugs, ignition system. Can you hear the fuel pump? Bang on the tank if you can't hear it and see if the fuel pump relay is the same as another relay and swap them temporarily.