1997 Ford Escort Overview


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4 Dr LX Sedan
43 national listings
4 Dr LX Wagon
13 national listings
4 Dr STD Sedan
7 national listings

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My Ford Escort 1.8 Si by Kimberley
 — jay has modified the engine for performance and it is currently running at 178 bhp, at the flywheel, proven on a rolling road. more gee gee's to come soon, when he gets his remapping software, ;)build... Read More
It Won Give Up On U...lol by Sandeep N
 — * Performance - acceleration -smoked a holden commodore v6 till 60, braking and handling awesome for an estate, * Build Quality - solid chassis.rugged car. * Appearance - interiors a bit... Read More
Handles Great At Speeds,(minus The Vibrations Over 100mph),my First Car!!! by Stacey
 — Ford Escort Ghia LX,1.8 zetec,17''Alloys low profile tyres,5-door.big fat exhaust,GTI body kit, had new tailgate,back passsenger door,(rust and dent free!!!) plenty of jobs done under the bonnet,lost... Read More

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Ford Escort Questions


97 Ford Escort Won't Hold A Charge (newish Battery, Brand New Alternator)

A couple weeks ago my 97 Ford Escort started acting like it needed a new alternator. The battery was bought maybe 6 months ago. It seemed like the battery would take a charge from jumping it, but th...

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1997 Ford Escort Will Not Start And Has No Power At All Sometimes

My battery is good, starter is good, neutral switch is not an issue. Coil, plugs and wires all good, yet for some reason the car will not start and the dash symbol lights and head lights will not li...

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Replace Heater Core On 97 Ford Escort An Not Starting

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Replace The Heater Core On 97 Ford Escort Put It All Back Together An Its N...

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97 Escort Dead ?

working on a 97 escort. compression on cyl 1 & 3 is 120 , 2 & 4 are 0 . Would a belt affect only 2 cyl ?

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