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Q: Miss Firing? on 1994 Ford Escort

So this started happening 2 weeks ago; I'll be driving along then my car start's to shutter and shake. as if it were miss firing or not getting any fuel. so i went to napa and they told me to change the fuel filter. and i did, but after i took it for a test drive it was acting even worse and back-firing like no other. as i've notice it only happens when the engine is warm. im starting to think it's and injector going bad? any ideas?
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Back firing is usually a sign of the air/fuel ratio going lean. To find an intermittent problem like this I "tee into" the fuel line and tape a fuel pressure gauge to the windscreen so I can monitor fuel pressure when the problem occurs. I also drive around with a timing light attached to one of the spark plug wires, when the vehicle falters I pull the trigger on the timing light and see if I have spark if not I check the ignition system and wiring and sensors associated with the ignition system. If uncertain about the spark plugs replace them, inspect the color and condition of the plugs you take out. Intermittent problems are hard to find and your vehicle has limited diagnostic capabilities. Understanding how each system works, having a good wiring diagram and volt/ohm meter and patience are required to trouble shoot this kind of problem.
I am having a similar problem with a 98 escort 2.0 liter. Mine isn't back firing but it is starving for fuel, I changed the plugs, wire's, and fuel pump but it didn't help. It is getting gas to the valve on the fuel rail, so would it be the injectors?
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