engine got hot , died, mech watched while i cranked and said belt was jumping. put new belt on and it still cranks the same. second opinion said he thought it was timed right, top dead on cams crank k

Asked by May 12, 2012 at 05:16 PM about the 1999 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Cool Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Loss of compression due to bend or damaged valves maybe? If the belt jumped while the engine turned over,damage can be a possibility.A compression test would probably the best way to start looking for the source of the problem.

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