The wife drives a 1992 escort wagon model, 1.9 ltr engine, stick shift. She is
complaining about it dying as she progresses thru gears. Happens about 4 times
a week. She has also complained about a strange excessive rev, over speed at
I replaced the fuel pump, filter about 3 months ago because of the miles on the
car, about 120k. When she first noticed the engine dying, i replaced spark
One plug had a strange pitting on the outside electrode. It looked like the
dusting that you might see from a plasma sprayer. Last nite i put a code reader
on the car and got a code 22.
Can someone tell me What the MAP sensor looks like and where i might find it in
the engine compartment?
The failure, dying of the engine seems similar to the way my voyager died when
the throttle body became dirty. I used to spray cleaner into the throttle body
to clean it. On the escort it states that cleaner will harm the sensor mounted
on the throttle body. Has anyone cleaned this, and how do you do it?
Finally, The gage for water temp is not showing movement. Where is the
connection for the engine temp? I think i knocked it off when i replaced the
thermostat last winter. But i can not find the sensor. at least not near the
thermostat is located. I removed the ignition coil pack, and took may hand and
a mirror looked under the thermostat, no luck. Any help?