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1998 Ford Escort Question: while driving my car the engine shut off by itself and my car wouldn't start.

 

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ray471, 2.0L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Hayward, CA, May 11, 2013, 13:28
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I have 1998 ford escort se with 150,00 miles. I checked all
fluids including gas all were full. earlier while driving
my car the engine felt like it didn't want "to go" like it
wanted to stall out.while trying to start engine the "check
engine" light came on.there were no leaks,and engine was not overheated,felt like car key just turned off.

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    Hal... (see my shops), May 14, 2013, 07:38
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    Check your spark plugs, ignition system. Can you hear the fuel pump? Bang on the tank if you can't hear it and see if the fuel pump relay is the same as another relay and swap them temporarily.

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