Question about 2000 Ford Escort
1996 1.6 16v ford escort. 150 000 kms.New cam belt,water pump,idlers and tensioners. Serviced regularly. Silencers missing from exhaust due to previous owners neglect. Use 93 unleaded. Suspect fault with the engine management and/or sensors.
First thing I would do is hook a scanner to the car to check the throttle position sensor and coolant temp sensor to make sure the car is getting up to temp. If it's not getting up to 195 degrees, none of your controls are going to work right. Also, make sure it's full of coolant because low coolant will make the car think it's in cold weather and make it run rich. Also, a thermostat will make a car have this kind of problem. Phil
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 26, 2016 | Ford Cars & Trucks
Jul 09, 2011 | Ford Escort Cars & Trucks
Mar 07, 2011 | 1995 Ford Aerostar
Mar 06, 2011 | 1999 Ford Escort
Nov 04, 2009 | 1993 Ford Escort 4 Door
Sep 11, 2009 | 1998 Ford Escort
Aug 01, 2009 | 1998 Ford Escort
Jan 29, 2009 | 1998 Ford Escort
Nov 23, 2008 | 1995 Oldsmobile Aurora
105 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!