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

3 Answers

104,235

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

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
104,235

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.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
355

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

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Escort

Looking for a Used Escort in your area?

CarGurus has 446 nationwide Escort listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Ford Escort Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Ford Escort Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 1,080
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 970
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 820
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Focus
859 Great Deals out of 58,158 listings starting at $800
Used Ford Mustang
561 Great Deals out of 42,444 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford F-150
2,996 Great Deals out of 207,380 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Civic
815 Great Deals out of 69,398 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Explorer
1,108 Great Deals out of 71,349 listings starting at $799
Used Nissan Altima
1,035 Great Deals out of 82,417 listings starting at $670
Used Ford Fiesta
190 Great Deals out of 17,163 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Ranger
202 Great Deals out of 6,743 listings starting at $1,595
Used Ford Taurus
305 Great Deals out of 20,994 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda Accord
965 Great Deals out of 74,488 listings starting at $899

Used Cars For Sale