Having problems with your 1998 Ford Escort ?

I have a 1998 ford escort with 64,234 miles. I have two problems, 1. it does not start on the first crank (usually two) 2. It stalls sometimes when I am in traffic or at a light. The check engine light IS on

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 16-09-2019

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I would change the fuel filter 1st.
\015\012 Turn the ign. on for 5 seconds ,turn it off ,wait for 10 seconds,then turn it back on
\015\012for 5 seconds then hit the starter.
\015\012 If it fires up well after doing that it sounds like not enough fuel pressure.
Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome. Since your check engine light is on, you need to take it to Autozone or Advanced and have it scanned. They will do this for free and they will tell you why your check engine light is on. It is on because the computer in your card has detected a problem. The light will probably show why your car is acting up.
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