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(1999 Ford Escort)
in Jackson, MS on January 06, 2011
what makes the 1999 ford escort zx2 backfire
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on January 06, 2011
I'm thinking it might be a good idea to look for a vacuum or unmetered air leak with a backfire, too.
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of Joels Auto Service on January 06, 2011
most likely the timing belt.thats a dual overhead cam engine and the belt is about $45.it may also be the cam position sensor which is about $17 and very easy to change,its on the right front of the engine out in the open with a connector and a 13 mm bolt.
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