why does my car stall when i start to go at a stop sign or when i turn and when i put in in reverse?

Asked by Sep 24, 2014 at 09:04 AM about the 2002 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car keeps stalling every time i turn, take off from stop, and /or put in reverse. it has been
slowly getting worse.

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I am no mechanic but my car did the exact same thing and it turned out to be the timing belt.

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