1998 Ford Escort Overview


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2 Dr ZX2 Cool Coupe
5 national listings
2 Dr ZX2 Hot Coupe
8 national listings
4 Dr LX Sedan
13 national listings
4 Dr SE Sedan
29 national listings
4 Dr SE Wagon
10 national listings

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 83 reviews

Economical, Clean, Low Cost Repairs, Great Engine And Transmission by CarGirlReviews
 — Bought this car in 2001 in Ohio, I think it had about 60K on it. Worked like a charm with low maintenance. No frills, manual windows. Simple and clean, plaint lasted forever and shiny even though it w... Read More
Get The 5 Speed Manual And You Won't Regret It! Awesome Powertrain & Great Reliablity :) by Peter
 — Performance- Has pretty good acceleration for a 4 cylinder and good handling! The ride is a little crashy but nothing not to expect with an economy car. The braking is ok but the petal feels spongy wi... Read More
Born Again Escort by Christian
 — Bought This car at the end of 2005, Performance blue exterior, totaly stock 1400cc engine. Throughout the time, the paint started deteriorating and the engine went from bad to worse , due to my drivin... Read More

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Ford Escort Questions


If The Eingine Just Won't Completely Turn Over It Putters But Won't Turn Al...

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Bought A New Battery For 98 Ford Zx2 Sport. Belt Is Not Moving%2c Its Pulli...

98 ford zx2 sport dual cam zertec motor 4 cylinder automatic. belt tensioner and bypass pulley and belt was replaced. 100 amp fuse the battery cables were screwed to was replaced as well. Once started...

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Diane Aguilar-Voight

1999 Ford Escort Will Not Start

will crank overbut will not start

9 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

What Is Wrong With My Clutch? 98 Ford Escort Lx

I'll describe it like when you're low on brake fluid... My clutch pedal wouldn't "catch" until fully pressed down.. and when shifting gears i would have to force it into it.. up until I couldn't for...

16 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Tracy Carpenter

Turns Over Got Spark Got Fule Wont Start

was driving to work one morning it died but restarted. Car behaved fine when running but died several times then wouldn't restart. Replaced fuel pump. Has spark at distributor.

5,520 views with 15 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)