My car started up fine and drove it for about 2 blocks and when I stopped at a stop sign it shut off. It started back up but shut right off again. Now it won't start at all.

Asked by May 31, 2014 at 10:02 PM about the 1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Cool Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I tried jumping it but didn't work. The
battery seems fine. What could it be

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The way it sound,s by your post,your out of gas,or fuel pump went plop.

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At first it sounds like a idle problem , ,when was your last tuneup & when do you last change your air & gas filters ..

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