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Q: wANT WOULD CAUSE MY FORD ESCORT TOO START CHIGGING IN 3,4,AND 5TH GEAR. on 1998 Ford Escort

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EVERYTHING WAS FINE.JUST HAD CARD PAINTED AND THEY STEATMED CLEANIED THE ENGINE.TODAY WAS REALLY WET AND RAINING. I WENT THRUGH A BIG PUDDLE, TRYING TO EXCELLERATE TO FREEWAY AND CAR WAS MISSING AND CHUGGING, AND THEN ENGINE LIGHT WENT. HELP. DROVE IT A LITTLE WHEN IT STOPPED RAINING AND IT WAS OK, THEN STARTED GOING THROUGH WATER AND IT STARTED CHUGGING AGAIN.
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You answered your own question-------moisture is getting into the ignition system somewhere.Eliminate that first , then post again if symptoms persist when ignition dried out.
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