I have a 1998 Ford Escort SE, and have recently come upon a problem.
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 then
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 dont 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
Befor the original problem bean the car has had no issues.
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