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I have 1998 Escort that cranks, but won't start. Checked fuel shut-off switch, timing belt intact. Running when parked, with a really rough idle, but won't even try to start. Fuel pump activates when key is turned on. What can I check? Don't know yet if I have a spark at plug (need another person to crank it for me) If no spark, where do I start checking? If spark is there, how do I check fuel pressure? any other suggestions would be helpful. Thanks

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Sounds like it may be the spark plugs. If you have a spark maybe a fuel filter is clogged? Hope all goes well!

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