1998 Ford Escort Overview


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2 Dr ZX2 Cool Coupe
15 national listings
2 Dr ZX2 Hot Coupe
4 national listings
4 Dr LX Sedan
13 national listings
4 Dr SE Sedan
37 national listings
4 Dr SE Wagon
9 national listings

Ford Escort Experts

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 84 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

David Rutledge


Where is the sensor that makes the speedometer work no cruse no odometer no speedometer

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Will My 1.9l Sefi Engine Work In A 98 Escort?

I recently bought a 95 escort with a good solid engine (88k miles) however the body is shot. Severe sway in the rear end due to heavy rust. There is a 98 escort in my area with a bad engine. Simply ...

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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.

10,701 views with 19 answers (last answer about a week ago)
Dawn Argenbright

Radio And Dash Lights

I replaced the front door speakers in my 1998 ford escort and now when I turn off and take out the keys the radio stays on I have to push the button to turn it off and it still drains the battery...

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1998 Escort Stopped Running

Driving down the road, just stopped running. Plenty of crank but no start. When I turn the ignition I can hear the fuel pump start up. If I don't have spark which I am guessing, what next ?

3,012 views with 8 answers (last answer about a month ago)