my 98 Escort is getting fire and gas and its steel not starting

Asked by Jul 02, 2016 at 07:39 PM about the 1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 98 escort is getting fuel and fire and its steel not
starting

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If you are getting fuel and fire and still not starting sounds like the timing belt is missing a few teeth.

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Time to run a compression test. If all cylinders test low or zero it's the timing belt. Next thing to determine is if you have an interference engine. If you do, it's done. Sorry!! HTH. -Jim

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