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Start up Recently purchased 95 escort 155k very good condition. At start up it only starts on two cylinders with the third kicking in after about 15 seconds and then the fourth after another 10 seconds. After that in runs fine on all four. Trying fuel injector cleaner new plugs and wires, but still doing it. Also idles when warm at about 650-700rpm,seems low. Any ideas?

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Sounds like you may have a leaking head gasket, have the cooling system checked for combustion gases when the engine is cold, head gasket issues are common on the Escort.

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