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1997 Ford Escort Problems

Find the most common issues based on 1997 Ford Escort owner complaints.

Most Common 1997 Ford Escort Problems

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 th...
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 req...
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 ...
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0 Known 1997 Ford Escort Brakes Problems

0 Known 1997 Ford Escort Drive Train Problems

2 Known 1997 Ford Escort Electrical & Lights Problems

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 th...

6 Known 1997 Ford Escort Engine Problems

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 req...
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 ...

0 Known 1997 Ford Escort Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 1997 Ford Escort Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1997 Ford Escort Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1997 Ford Escort Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1997 Ford Escort Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1997 Ford Escort Problems & Complaints

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 req...
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 th...
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 ...
An external Engine oil leak may develop from the distributor O-ring seal. A new O-ring seal will be needed to correct this leak.
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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