2003 Ford Escort Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Ford Escort

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2003 Ford Escort
$214 to $454
2003 Ford Escort
$493 to $1,543
2003 Ford Escort
$91 to $116
2003 Ford Escort
$133 to $203
2003 Ford Escort
$373 to $520

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There are reports of failures of the CCRM or Constant Control Relay Module.  The CCRM has relays and switches inside that control or provide power to the engine cooling fan, AC clutch (to engage the AC compressor), fuel pump and powertrain control module (PCM).  Single switches or relays can fail internally causing a number of different symptoms including no start conditions (inoperative fuel pump or PCM), engine running warm due to inoperative cooling fan, or the AC might not blow cold air.

I purchased my 1998 Ford Escort ZX2 from a private owner. His daughter had been using it to travel back and forth to college. The price was right, and so was the mileage at just 112,000 miles. Aside from the few to be expected highway dings, the vehicle was in good condition. One morning when I went out to start it I noticedthat the car was idling very low, below 1,000 RPMs. It actually stalled once or twice. I ruled out an electrical problem ...

If you experience difficulty starting the engine when cold, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steady when the accelerator pedal is not pressed.

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Everything is operating normally until they eng temp drops then its cold air. Is it the ccrm,and can I repair or replace it

Transmission problem. Its leaking a little bit, but its also not loosing any fluid. You can smell a little burnt smell coming from under the hood. And The car "slips" and Has trouble in the lower gear range (10-40 Mph) Is it just the Transmission in general? Or is there something else g...

48k original miles, regular oil changes, 12 yrs old.

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