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#126 of 178 Re: 1997 Ford Escort engine sputter [orcabc]
Feb 27, 2010 (5:47 pm)
That's funny (if not frustrating), but at least you have it resolved! Electrical gremlins are the worst; I could tackle mechanical problems one after the other and not mind it too much, but those electrical issues drive me up the wall.
The voltage regulator had gone out, so I replaced it and all is good now (for now!).
I am in Alaska (Fairbanks).
#127 of 178 Engine quit running
May 07, 2010 (9:57 am)
#128 of 178 Engine quit running
May 07, 2010 (9:57 am)
I was driving my 1997 Escort wagon with a 2.0 engine on the interstate. The valves started rattling. I got on the ramp, put it in neutral and it quit running. Now when I try to crank it, the engine will not fire and is laboring to turn over as if it is out of time. It is not backfiring while it is turning over. I have taken the valve cover and timing cover off. The timing marks are correct and all the valves open/close so there appears not be any problem here. I am wondering if it is either the cam sensor or the crank sensor. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks.
#129 of 178 Re: Engine quit running [deerman11]
May 11, 2010 (8:39 am)
Possibly, though I think it odd that one of those sensors would quit so abruptly. Given that everything mechanical looks to be in order, they may be your best bet at this point. It looks like you would be out about $60 for the pair, so that's not so bad. You should be able to test them with a multimeter to determine if they are out of range if you can find instructions for doing so (including voltage specifications).
#130 of 178 Can't Put gas into 1991 Ford Escort
Jul 14, 2010 (9:11 pm)
Everytime I try to put gas in, the sensor shuts off the nozzle. I'm told I have to replace the Purge Solenoid, but Ford no longer sells it and I need a part number.
When researching online, I see a "starter solenoid" but not a Purge Solenoid.
What exactly am I looking for? A valve, a sensor or electrical part? Please point me
in the right direction. I don't want to have to replace the entire gas tank for a small part. Car out of commision since I'm told the fumes are not escaping and the car can blow up in this heat (northeast). Mechanic won't store car in his shop for fear of this. Thanks.
#131 of 178 Re: Can't Put gas into 1991 Ford Escort [Warriorlady]
Jul 27, 2010 (11:11 am)
A Google search on the phrase "purge solenoid" produced *lots* of results.
One of the results was from autozone.com, which suggests that this part will be available through your local parts dealer (which is usually the case when the dealer doesn't carry the part, anyway).
#132 of 178 Now- it's a Fuel Tank Vent Valve or Fuel Vapor Valve
Aug 05, 2010 (9:39 am)
I need two of part number F0CZ9B593B. Problems is I only found one, the part is no longer made or sold and I have no idea what this thing looks like. I've been researching on the web and have found tons of info on emission control and such. But it doesn't help me find this part that is no longer made, therefore, I can't find a picture. Any help will be appreciated.
#134 of 178 Re: Now- it's a Fuel Tank Vent Valve or Fuel Vapor Valve [Warriorlady]
Aug 05, 2010 (9:59 am)
Yeah, I am not really sure about that part. There is a vapor canister purge solenoid and purge valve, but I don't know about a vent valve for the fuel tank itself. Have you taken apart the system on your car?
#135 of 178 Re: engine trouble light 2001 ford escort [header1974]
Aug 19, 2010 (12:20 pm)
did you ever get a resolution to the problem? My sons 2000 with 101k miles is doing the same thing. the latest dealer fix was an egr solenoid and a replacement vacuum hose. they have replaced maf, fuel pump, coil, plugs, pcv, air filter. same code keeps coming up. any information is appreciated. thanks.