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94 Escort GT Will Not Start

I have a 94 Escort GT with a manual transmission-198,000 miles. My battery is in good shape with power to the instrument panel, lights, turn signal and HVAC blower. When I went to start the vehicle it acted like the clutch pedal was not fully depressed thus not allowing the ignition to turn vehilce over. This happened the previous day, but after re-stepping on the clutched it started. It also happened one cool evening about a year and a half ago, but after coming back an hour later it started with no re-occurence until now.

Do I have a faulty switch that needs replaced?

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  • Anonymous May 16, 2008

    location of starter on 94 escort wagon

  • michael galang May 11, 2010

    are you starting your escort in 1st gear?



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Look on the clutch pedal and make sure that the lottle stopper did not fall off the pedal or the pedal and the clutch switch is making contact if everything is ok replace the switch

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