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Escort starting problems

99 escort ran fine stalled now all it does is turn over wont start its got spark and has gas

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Hey Tam_kc71!

The catalytic converter is very notorious in going out on Fords of any year or make - No rotten eggs smell nothing - They will go out. Get that checked and I bet that is your problem. Not that hard to replace yourself.

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