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Didn't pass emissions test today. Paper states cylinders 1&3 are not firing. Will a tune-up fix that problem? I had my brother do new wires and plugs not to long ago. Admittedly it does not have it's normal power ever since.

My Escort (105K) needs the timing belt, water pump, serpentine belt and tensioners replaced. My mechanic is charging $715 for parts, labor, tax, and a $25 tow. Is this a reasonable price?

how do i remove and replace the water pump

HOW HARD IS IT TO CHANGE SHIFT CABLE

trying to replace the ignition switch!,but stuck on the two rollin pin screws.

When I push the brake pedal the button on the shifter does not release to shift out of park.

the lights will not come on. but if you put on the light lever to flash your brights, then the lights will come on. if you hold the lever then you can work all the lights. what is the problem? is it the fuse, fusible link, or a ground wire.

i just changed my transmission filter and the day b4 i noticed everytime i turned right n my car it would try to die or would die still have no clue wat the problem could b hope u have sum pointers

s/e light came on took to machanic there telling me its the turbine speed sensor and that i need to get a new transmission are they telling the truth?

The air was cooling just fine when I left the house,went to store,air is now barely cool.Blower working fine.Thinking low charge..put gauge from interdynamics 134a EZ Chill 22oz.can refill on low side port, car & a/c running. Pressure goes up to 50-52 then immediately "clicks" off and down to 18-20 then immediately "clicks" on back up to 50-52..constant "click" on/off and pressure up and down. Have not added any 134a yet in case it's a switch and not a low charge. What's up?

How is the horn pad removed to replace the horn pad switch?

I have a Chilton's manuel which states. Adjust the shoes by inserting a brake adjustment tool into the "knurled quadrant of the rear quad operating lever". Drawings seem to show no screw adjustmentas of older cars. Can somebody tell me where before I tear it down and find I no tool?

The system is empty now and I replaced some componets, need to charge it now.

The cable lever moves, but the hood latch does not release. How can I open the hood?

I need to replace the ball joints on 97 Ford Escort and want to know how I can accomplish this myself.

At low speed till you hit 75 mph

I am wondering will it be the fuel filter that cause the car to surge like it is out of gas? Also are there any special tools needed and any special steps to follow?

7/09/2010 engine code 602; speed sensor; what is cost to replace this item?

seems that no fuel is reaching the engine

I was driving and the clutch and car were working fine, I came to a stop sign and put the car in nuetral before shifting back into first to take off and the shifter did not want to go into gear. Finally it went in and I turned the corner and it popped out of gear. I pulled over and now it will start and go into all gears but when I let out on the clutch, nothing happens it is like it is still in nuetral. I checked the cable to the slave cylinder and it is moving the fork fine, I am not sure if the clutch is bad or what, the person I bought it from said the clutch is less than a year old. Only thing i can think of is that maybe the throwout bearing is stuck and the plates cannot return pressure to the flywheel. Help!!

Where can I find the driver side track for automaitic seat belt, as well as the seat belt to replace the one that I have the track has broken completly, and can't find the belt part. I have looked everywhere, please help.

I have a 2002 Ford Escort, car will work fine one day and then does not turn on at all, no sound no nothing.Check engine light comes on sometimes and goes away. What could cause a car not want to start.

WHAT SIZE WRENCH IS NEEDED TO LOOSEN egr vALVE FROM EXHAUST TUBE?

I replaced the fuel pump and now it acts like it is vapor locking. I have bled the lines of air and re set the relay. what can i do now? the car wont start. i have changed the fuel filter.

Where is the ac compressor relay switch located on a 1999 ford escort?

Definite odor of fuel when excellerating from a standstill, not so much after that. There is no detection of any leak in the engine compartment nor on the ground. The car has been well maintained and in good running order. The car was purchased new in 1994.

I have a 1995Ford Escort. It stopped on the road one evening.Had it towed home.
When checked,there is only 6volts to fuel pump.What do you think is the problem.

to replace it do you have to pull the heads

i have no power to my ac compressor on my car 2002 zx-2 ford escort . could you tell me why? my email adress is rockinjj1@yahoo.com thank you so much

was driving car and it stalled out replaced the ignition switch engine cranks over but wont start and the fuel cutoff light is on replaced the fuel inertia switch still wouldnt start checked fuses disconnect battery to reset computer checked fuel pump and filter checked fuel line pressure also