Engine Overheating Due to Cracked Cylinder Head on Ford Escort

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.

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Average mileage: 148,300 (45,000–315,000)
Engine affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder DOHC
10 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000
12 people reported this problem
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1998 Ford Escort- 2.0L 4 Cylinder DOHC103,000
My timing belt broke but I didn't know that it was my timing belt when the car first stopped, so I kept turning the engine over trying to get it started I had it toll to my house had the timing belt put on but now I'm not getting any pressure from cylinders 2 & 3.
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