1992 Ford Escort Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1992 Ford Escort
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1992 Ford Escort ProblemsCar won't start due to oil contamination in distributor
The distributor may become internally contaminated with engine oil because of an internal seal failure. This causes ignition failure because the distributor cap has filled with oil. If this happens, the car will not start.
Valve seats (components in the cylinder head that help seal the valve) can fall out. When this happens, it causes rough running and creates noise. Replacement of the cylinder head is commonly required to fix this problem.
The engine may overheat due to coolant loss as a result of a cracked cylinder head. In most cases the cylinder head will require replacement to correct this concern.
1992 Ford Escort QuestionsVehicle ran fine when I drove it to work. When I went to leave it wouldn't turn over no sound except for a light click from under the hood. Tried to boost it still nothing . Since it is a manual I got a push start . (1 answer)
On the way home the vehicle started jerking really hard and I have never had any problem with it in the past. Although I had noticed the service engine light flash on and back off in the prior weeks
Approximately one week ago I began to notice I was grinding gears when shifting, which I attributed to inattention at first, but then I noticed i was experiencing gradually increasing difficulty in shifting and gear grinding. Today, sept. 24th, the clutch went soft and shifting difficulty has i...