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is it a temp sensor or bad head gasket?
A diagnostic would determine the root cause of the overheating. If the coolant level was low, and/or there was trapped air in the cooling passageways, perhaps related to the heater core repair, those faults themselves can cause overheating. If the...
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My car won't start 1999 Ford Escort
Hello - sounds like you have more than one problem here. The battery drain problem can be diagnosed by connecting an ammeter to the positive (red) battery cable, observe the current drain (likely less than 1 amp), then, one at...
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Died while driving, now it cranks but doesn't start.
The codes for the cam sensor may indicate the cam sensor is bad or the camshaft is not turning. If your timing belt broke then your camshaft would not turn. You should open the oil cap and look inside when...
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Car shut off when oil light came on, won't restart. What could it be?
Hello, What you are describing may be related to a safety switch that automatically causes the ECM to shut down the ignition to the engine when the oil pressure sensor reaches a certain level. This is the computer's way of...
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starting problems
The fan motor issue is not related at all to the clutch or engine stalling. To resolve the fan issue, simply request an electrical component diagnostic. The responding certified mechanic will test the circuit, particularly the relay in the circuit...
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continual dead battery horrible sound when pushing in clutch while starting the vehicle and shifting gears
Hello there. The issue with your clutch pedal is mechanical, typically due to faulty clutch cable or adjustment. However, it's likely that you've got additional electrical problems on your Ford, so it's best to have a professional mechanic complete a...
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Ford Taurus
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Clutch going out?
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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Escort accelartion problem
You should have the transmission fluid checked to see if the fluid is low or burnt indicating a problem in the transmission. You should have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic test the vehicle to see if transmission needs internal...
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My clutch slave cylinder is releasing on its own without releasing the clutch pedal
The problem is not in the slave cylinder if you have no leaks but in the clutch master cylinder. The fluid pressure is leaking internally and releasing pressure. Replace the clutch master cylinder and bleed clutch.
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97 escort wont accelarate
There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially...
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Oil pressure light is on
The oil pressure light will usually come on when a few things could be happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil, the oil pump could be failing or the oil pressure sending unit is not working properly...
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Brake master cylinder leaking, clutch jammed up. Is quote for new clutch that doesn't mention brake master reasonable? 1998 Ford Escort
Hi there - I think the fact that the brake and clutch hydraulic system share the reservoir is confusing how to repair 2 separate issues. For sure, your brake master cylinder appears to be failing, and should be replaced. This...
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Car heats up but only blows out cold air and the temp. Goes up then back down. Radiator is full of anti freeze
The engine temperature needs to be above 180 to 190 degrees before the thermostat opens and you will then have heated coolant flow to the heater core. If your engine does not keep a steady temperature then the thermostat may...
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Vehicle rumbles when driving also a very loud noise when driving over lane strips.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several issues that may cause these types of symptoms. The most common are improperly inflated or unbalanced tires. If you lost a weight off of the tires while driving, this would cause...
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Can this engine be rebuilt?
The rebuild could be reasonable as long as the mechanic is including the parts to the engine and not separate. I recommend getting a written statement or work order that states the amount of labor charge and the cost of...
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I installed the engine but has no fire to injectors or coil pack. Changed the crank sensor and cam sensor. Checked timing belt and everything is all okay.
Check the spark plugs and see if there is park on them as the engine is cranked over. If there is spark, then the ignition coils is working. Check the fuel injectors and see if they are getting fuel to...
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1992 Ford Escort cooling fan not coming on
You will need to have the system scanned and diagnosed using a scanner that is capable to operate the fans with the scanner to test the PCM operation and to monitor the cooling system fan control switch and sensor. The...
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High idle after replacing fuel pump tps and air idle control valve
The first thing to do is to verify there are no vacuum leaks in the engine and verify the installation of the parts. Once this is done then disconnect the battery and then let sit for two minutes and reconnect...
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I Had a diagnostic test for Ford escort. What can I do about the Mass Air Flow sensor?
Hi there. You can remove and clean the Mass Air Flow sensor with an electrical cleaner that is non chlorinated. If the sensor is cleaned out and the light is still on, check the intake hoses from the sensor to...

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