the car starts and runs and then dies starts right back up

Asked by Jan 18, 2007 at 04:32 AM about the 1989 Ford Escort

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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It could be a lot of things, first check to see if there are any loose connections in the ignition system around the distributor or coil. It could also be fuel related if the engine sputters before it dies. Good luck.

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