Question about 1999 Ford Escort
There is a much richer fuel mixture during a cold start, the colder the engine the richer the fuel mixture
retarded ignition timing causing the fuel to burn for a longer period of time makes the engine heat up faster
anything that doesn't allow the mixture to be properly metered, like vacuum leaks, bad temperature sensors, or O2 sensors, MAF or MAP sensors, bad EGR valves or PCV valves hoses or tubes,
anything that will cause the fuel mixture not to burn properly, like worn spark plugs, or any other ignition part, wires, cap, rotor, timing, compression, will cause poor start or no start conditions that are worse in lower temperatures,
also low voltage, week battery, slow cranking of the engine can also cause hard to start conditions
Posted on May 20, 2016
Thanks for your help but, found the problem seems it was a dead cell in the battery, so i replaced it car runs great thaks for your help.
Posted on Oct 27, 2008
The car is bviously too cold to start, when the car is running, turn it off, make sure oil and levels are topped up, try the car first thing below 30 degrees and see if it starts. i need more info to really help you on this subject.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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