Question about 1998 Ford Escort
Travelling in Atlanta traffic, engine lost power on interstate and I was able to drift to shoulder. Car would not turn over when trying to restart and had a "wheezing sound". Got it towed to a shop where it actually tried to turn over but would not start. Few days ago on a cold morning I heard a screeching noise when starting which went away but I've had a rattle in front (sounded like fan) since the until 2 days later when it lost power today Wed. I've got a radiator that leaks but has not been overheating on me. Had a head gasket repair approx. 2.5 years ago which has held well.
Has 242,000 miles on the car. Limited funds to repair vehicle. Is it worth it or does this sound major?
thanks in advance
Old fords never die ,sounds like water pump packed up and as this is driven by the timing belt its stripped the belt and valves hit the pistons ,,,time to retire this lovely car to the motorway in the sky
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
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