really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
102,000 miles

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problem #1

Aug 052003

Escort 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 102,000 miles
On August 5, 2003, I was rearended while driving a 1998 Ford Escort. The auto kill swich never killed the engine. Luckily the gas tank stayed intact. The damage to the car was so severe that the fire personell at the scene could not believe that the kill switch was not tripped. Both back doors were jammed with my 6 year old traooed in the back.

- Oneida, NY, USA