I have a 98 ford escort it wont start and makes a clanking noise when it trys to turn over

Asked by Jun 03, 2014 at 10:07 PM about the 1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it was running fine. I went out to go to store and it would not start, it would try to start but it was making a very loud noise sounds like it is coming from under neath the car

1 Answer

216,625

Might be your starter or something is loose or broken not allowing your car to operate correctly. You'll have to get underneath to inspect it or have it towed to the nearst garage.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

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
960 Great Deals out of 59,072 listings starting at $1,395
Used Ford F-150
3,210 Great Deals out of 205,087 listings starting at $1,779
Used Ford Mustang
582 Great Deals out of 41,215 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford Explorer
1,206 Great Deals out of 71,146 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
937 Great Deals out of 68,319 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Altima
1,066 Great Deals out of 82,303 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford Ranger
228 Great Deals out of 7,053 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Fiesta
222 Great Deals out of 17,110 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Taurus
318 Great Deals out of 21,658 listings starting at $1,771
Used Honda Accord
1,081 Great Deals out of 76,804 listings starting at $1,395
Used Ford Crown Victoria
4 Great Deals out of 1,477 listings starting at $2,900

Used Cars For Sale