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Sun roof

Can any one advise me if I can fit a mk5 sunroof and frame in my mark 4 escort My sun roof frame is completely rotton

1987 Mk4 XR3i
Posted: May 30, 2018
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Alarm unit pinouts

I got me a new alarm unit as my original gave notice but the 1 i got fits in to the mondeo and not the escort as its the newer make of unit now i cant get the pins for the alarm,got the flasher,centra...

1998 1.8 gle
Posted: Aug 13, 2012
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Battery not holding charge. battery goes dead after 2-3 days.

battery won't hold the charge. got to keep changing the battery because it goes dead after 2-3 days.

1999 1.8 flight
Posted: Jul 2, 2012
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Hiccuping loss of power misfiring

Hi my name is gaz my car fires up and drives beautiful but after i have been on a long journey, parked up, then go back to the car a few hours later, on my journey home the car hiccups misfires and ev...

1996 1.8 cabriolet si
Posted: Apr 6, 2012
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Clutch

my clutch as stuck on and burnt there was fair bit of smoke and hasn`t released itself what are the chances that the fly wheel will be damaged with clutch burning and then sticking on and not releasin...

1998 1.8 zetec 16v
Posted: Feb 3, 2012
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Drumming

drumming noise from passenger side, front end, louder when going around left hand bends. Seems to have got worst since Wednesday.Me thinks bushes on suspension how would I check? Thanks in advance fo...

2000 van diesel
Posted: Jan 29, 2012
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Eratic idle

Hi all My daughters escort has a very eratic idle speed. On the odd ocassion it has also stalled when changing down gears.Very dangerous as you loose brakes and steering. Thanks.

1995 1.6 lx
Posted: Jan 15, 2012
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Will worn drop links cause inside edge of tyres to wear

replaced wishbones and both front bearings had it tracked up but tyres have worn out on inside edge could this be because droplinks are worn also stearing wheel isnt straight could it have been trac...

2000 1.6
Posted: Jan 13, 2012
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Tapping in engine

more when engine is cold there is tapping inside it quite loud oil level fine, any ideas to stop tapping or as engine near had it thanks

1998 1.8
Posted: Dec 29, 2011
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I think cat has failed, can i remove insides put it back on ?

i think cat might have failed as i had lots of rattleing and loss of power , can i just smash the insides out and put it back on ? Could it be anything other than cat ? Clutch is ok ? Will it defo fai...

2000 1.6
Posted: Dec 27, 2011
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Loss of power rattling undernieth but looks ok ???

suddenly very noisey, rattling , and vibrations especially acellerating hard , loss of power, couldnt see any obvious problems anyware. Could it be cat ? as thats were rattling seems to come from,

2000 1.6
Posted: Dec 26, 2011
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Air bag light

few months back had new sills fitted and sprayed since then air bag light remains on tested clock spring that reads out ok wiring along sills had been moved for welding,possibly ecu unit as well ,...

1994 1.6 zetec saloon manual
Posted: Dec 23, 2011
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