> water in gas
> > I have a 1998 Ford Escort SE, and have recently come upon a
> > At first there were no problems with the car, I filled up
> with gas,
> > and drove 30 miles home. When I stopped the car died. I
> > re-started it, and it ran with very poor accelleration(If
> any) and
> > stuttering. My friends beleive it to be a problem with the
> > transmission, but I don't beleive a transmission failure
> would cause
> > the car to stop running.
> > The problem seems intermitent, and I have still been driving
> the car
> > to and from work without a breakdown, but I am not sure what
> to look
> > at in terms of fixing it.
> > I was thinking spark plugs, fuel pump, or wiring issue???
> > I did a little experimenting with what causes/helps the
> problem, and
> > if I floor it, or accelerate the car hard, I will get
> litteraly no
> > acceleration. If I accelerate very very slowly it continues
> to run,
> > and accelerates slowly(But stutters alot) The car also
> commonly dies
> > at stops.
> > Befor the original problem bean the car has had no issues.
> > PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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How about the wrong type of fuel... could that do it? It was my
friend that last filled it up.
And would water in the tank cause the check engine light to come on