8.2

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,391 miles

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problem #8

Apr 132009

Escort

  • miles
Burn out motor.

- Washinngton, DC, USA

problem #7

Jul 242004

Escort 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I've had my Ford Escort ZX2 for a year now. I bought it used from a dealership. Recently I've noticed a major decline in performance. It idles low, the horsepower is gone, and when sitting for periods of time it has problems starting. Last weekend I had a Ford certified mechanic perform a computer and mechanical diagnostic on it to pinpoint the problem. He could not find anything. So, he checked service bulletins for it and found that there was a bulletin on its variable cam timing dtc. He felt that this was what was wrong with my vehicle.

- Sanford, FL, USA

problem #6

Sep 162003

Escort 4-cyl

  • 20,000 miles
While the vehicle is sitting idling, there is a severe vibration in the steering wheel. The dealer examined the vehicle and replaced the throw out and main bearing on the crank shaft. The dealer did not have more options to correct the problem.

- Rockaway Beach, MO, USA

problem #5

Feb 252000

Escort 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 47 miles
1 week after driving the vehicle it ran rough when the heater or air wass on. The steering wheel shakes and the tachometer continually moves up and down from less then 1rmp to 2 rmp. Runs really rough doesn't want to drive. Feels like a very old car. The clutch is funny. The car is a lemon!!!! I took the vehicle to the dealer approx. 4 times. Last time they told me that the arrow setting on the heater takes more of a draw on the engine how stupid was this answer. The other scenario they gave me was the gas I was using. What year are we in?

- Northampton, PA, USA

problem #4

Aug 142003

Escort 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,079 miles
Consumer noticed after traveling through eight inches of water the engine blew out at 14000 miles.

- Vero Beach, FL, USA

problem #3

Aug 112003

Escort

  • miles
While driving at normal speed vehicle shut down. Took vehicle into the dealer, dealer stated that engine needed to be replaced. Vehicle was running without warranty.

- Germantown, MD, USA

problem #2

Aug 082002

Escort

  • miles
While driving heard a squeaking noise, lost control of steering. Contacted dealer. A part of the pulley broke, causing other components to fall off, , timming belt, etc.

- Reseda, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 082002

Escort

  • miles
While driving heard a squeaking noise, lost control of steering. Contacted dealer. A part of the pulley broke, causing other components to fall off, , timming belt, etc.

- Reseda, CA, USA