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Service engine light on,service engine soon???

(1999 Ford Escort)
in Venice, FL on December 24, 2010
recebtly came on,has not done so for many months;last time mechanic( Tuffy ) re-set the computer and said to drive on.
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on December 25, 2010
Yeah, resetting the computer and driving on never fixes it. Sounds like you probably could use a more qualified mechanic, unfortunately.

It could be coming on from something as simple as a loose fuel cap.

A diagnosis must be performed, starting by pulling the codes from the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Good luck and happy holidays!
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on May 06, 2011
1999 ford escort sputters when applying gas, can you tell me why?
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on May 06, 2011
It can be from a air intake issue, a fuel pressure issue, a vacuum leak... A test will be needed to find out what is going on.
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