Filled up with gas at sams club, a few hours later the car starts running rough would not even go over 25 mph. Next day will turn over but wont catch, what may be causes this problem.

Asked by Apr 22, 2012 at 08:45 AM about the 1999 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Could be a coincidence, but probably not. Double check to make sure what gas you got was not E20 or E85.

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