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Stalling out on highway with my 87 Escort

When I am driving on the highway, going about 80 to 100 km/hr, at times the tachometer (rpms) goes down to zero, and when I push on the gas nothing happens and I start to slow down. After 10-30 seconds, everything goes back to normal. I took it to the mechanic and they replaced the ignition module but the next day it still did it. Someone thought it might be the timing belt. Any ideas? thoughts? The days when it's done this have been hot days, if that has anything to do with it.

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  • rjakers Sep 06, 2009

    Ok...I don't know if they scanned the vehicle, ...so you're suggesting that I take it someplace to check the plug wires and distributor area, fuel pump and pressure regulator? I do not know about any of this, I am mechanically illiterate, except I do know how to change a flat tire in my high heels and skirt..lol..

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Driving on highway doing 100 kmh thhen I feel a shudder in the streering I slow down to 80 kmh and it stops

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The idiot who replaced the part did he scan the vehicle-corse not-please take it to a discount place n doit for free-now hav u chec the plug wires n distributer area-also inspec fuel pump n pressure regulator-these things wear

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