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1999 Ford Escort "Cool" 2dr Coupe ZX2 Cool

1999 Ford Escort
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Subcompact
25 mpg city / 33 mpg hwy
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September 26, 2012, 3:24 pm

Kevin B
 

Question: what could be wrong with my car?

keeps dieing everytime i stop. sometimes it idles so fast it will go 40 mph without touching the gas pedle. now it wont even start.


September 30, 2012, 7:36 pm

Richard W
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I would check the idle air control motor. To start the car try to open the throttle a little. If it starts go for the idle air control motor. If it does not. Check your spark and fuel pressure.


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