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I have a 1997 ford escourt and when i drive it dies at the light or when iam driving it what can it be

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Blown head gasket sucking in air at leak point will make incorrect air fuel ratio and affect idle...will run as long as you keep foot on brake and revs up at light right...if so probably your prob but also check fuel filter and a plugged exhaust will make it stall also so may have catalitic converter cut out an replaced with pipe...new replacement catylitic is like$400.is for carbon breakdown but no law to leave it on.but check where u live and get a second opinion cuz some will say u need it just for the work always shop around.

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I would check the vacuum hoses to make sure 1 of them is not leaking , or has a hole in it. i would also check the fuel filter if it hasn't already been replaced.

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