1997 Ford Escort - Reliability

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LX Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

Reliability Rating for 1997 Ford Escort by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Purge Flow Sensor.

The cost to repair the Purge Flow Sensor is estimated at $75.00 for parts and $52.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Constant Control Relay Module (CCRM).

The cost to repair the CCRM is estimated at $125.00 for parts and $52.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Starting & Charging
Accessories An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Fuel Gauge Sending Unit.

The cost to repair the Fuel Gauge Sending Unit is estimated at $50.00 for parts and $45.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Overall 4 out of 5

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Ford Escort by Identifix

  1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Engine N/A
Transmission & Driveline N/A
Steering & Suspension N/A
Brake N/A
Heating & Air Conditioning N/A
Starting & Charging N/A
Accessories N/A
Overall N/A

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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