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1998 ford escort van,deasel

Has the van got a hydraulic clutch or cable please?

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Escort Van? Never saw one. Best thing to do is get on www.partsamerica.com and type in your vehicle info. Choose the clutch section and you will see cable or hydraulic. I've never seen it with both listed.

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