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1997 Ford Escort Consumer Discussions

1997 Ford Escort
After a few hours of driving I am losing water and building up air pressure in the radiator. There is no sign of water in the oil, No vapor coming from the tailpipe. While running the car idling on p…...

4 door 1997 Ford Escort won't start. Won't/Can't jump. Tried to run hot wire and toggle switch to see if I had power. Didn't work. Starter went out, got new one and starter only clicks once when ignit...

my 1997 ford escort wagon not getting any power at all to the cooling fan,i tried to jump it and that will not work i tested the wires with a test light and there is no power.any ideas?...

I have Escort 1997 and I have some extraordinary vibration and noise when I start the engine. It does occur random (not each time when started), and disappears in 20-30 seconds. There is no engine che...

1997 escort 2.0 died on the road at 60mph wont start very low spark at plug wire. Replaced coil pack no change pulled plug and primed with ether did not fire and yes I was very quick putting plug back...

^ 1993-1996 1.9L Escort/Tracer...

1993-1996 1.9L Escort/Tracer...

- Escort LX and GT 1997 and years before that....

The Taurus, in the process of "Jac The Knife" got so much cost cutting done to it that all the originality was lost. Same thing happened to the Escort. Bought a single Escort in 1988, went c...

I've researched the issue and firmly believe from my own experience and those of other owners that Escorts made between 1997 and 2002 have defective transmissions. The vehicles were not properly engi...

I have shifted from considering a 1994 Subaru Legacy to searching for a 1995-1997 Ford Escort. I wasn't impressed with the Legacy after driving a VW Passat. Since I can't afford the Passat, I decide...

...according to Gates, which makes timing belts and such, the Escort 1.9 4-cyl was an interference engine. They also list a DOHC 1.8 engine that was built from '81-96, that's a non-interference engin...

My first escort was a 91 2 door 5 speed I bought it with 120,000 miles on it $500.It needed an alternator. I treated the engine with system 48 and changed oil every 4000 miles. The only thing I ever p...

So what happened to Ford's world car the Escort, is the Focus the next generation of Escort ? I seriously considered a ZX3 but ruled it out cause at the time the dealers had few, knew little...

Like a post above - I was (sometimes I think/wish) a die hard Ford guy. I had an 1989 Escort and a 1995 Ford Windstar. Dad had a 1991 Aerostar and a 1997 Ford Tempo. But (3) out of those (4), the E...
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