1998 Ford Escort Overview


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2 Dr ZX2 Cool Coupe
10 national listings
2 Dr ZX2 Hot Coupe
6 national listings
4 Dr LX Sedan
9 national listings
4 Dr SE Sedan
24 national listings
4 Dr SE Wagon
9 national listings

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 85 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


Any Connection Between 98 Ford Escort Catalytic Convertor And The Brakes?

Is there any connection between 02 sensor & catalytic convertor problems and brake problems on 98 ford escort?

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Kathie Cardona

Where Is The O2 Sensor In My 1998 Zx2

I have the part, but can't seem to locate the o2 sensor

6 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...

43 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)

Coolant Fan

head gasket, raidator, sensors, thermostat, fan, everything that has to do with the coolant fan has been replaced, a week ago. after a one hour drive on the freeway, 80 degrees out side windows...

24 views with 5 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)

Is The Radiator Cooling Fan Supposed To Stay On Even When The Engine Is Col...

changed the sensor still cooling fan still is on all the time that the engine is running

26 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)