My car shut off on me today and now when I go to start it it cranks but won't turn over

Asked by May 31, 2014 at 09:27 PM about the 1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Cool Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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113,175

So it's cranking over but won't start?

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If so possibly broke timing belt. If yours is a dohc engine then you have bigger problems cause that's an interference engine and you probably bent some valves. But if it is the sohc engine just replace timing belt and you good to go.

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Possible a bad fuel pump & or a bad alternator ...

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