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CAR CHUGGING, SOUND LIKE THE CAR WANT TO T

2001 Ford Escort

Engine Performance problem
2001 Ford Escort 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 122884 miles

MY 01 FORD ESCORT SEDAN/4 CYL./2.0 SOHC/AUTO. TRANSMISSION.122,900 MILES/HAD TIMELY OIL CHANGES DONE, REPLACED POWER STEERING FLUID, AIR FILTER RECENTLY, SON DRIVES IT SINCE DAY ONE, BEEN RUNNING PRETTY GOOD FOR THE MOST PART, OUTSIDE MOST OF TIME, TRAVELS AROUND 15 MILES, HAS SEVERAL LIGHTS ON HIS WAY TO WORK, MENTIONED CAR SEEM TO HESITATE, CHUGG, ALMOST SOUND LIKE IT WAS GOING TO STAHL AT A LIGHT ONE DAY, HE SPED UP SLOWLY, GUESS IT WAS O.K, SO KNOWING THIS WE SHORTLY HAD THE OIL CHANGE, ETC. AS MENTIONED PREVIOUSLY, CAR EXPERIENCING ERRATIC PROBLEM WITH STARTING, LIKE RUNNING THEN SHUTTING OFF, I SUSPECT ITS THE EHTANOL GAS, CREATING THIS PROBLEM, THINKING TO REPLACE THE FUEL FILTER AND TRANSMISSION FLUID, SPARK PLUGS SINCE HAVE NOT BEEN REPLACED FOR A LONG TIME, WHAT DO U SUGGEST FOR THIS PROBLEM? NOT SURE IF TUNE-UP WOULD BE THE BETTER, AND NOT SURE EXACTLY WHICH WOULD BE THE FIX? BEEN A GOOD CAR AND WANT TO CONTINUE IT RUNNING HEALTHY, p.S, also had the battery recently replaced.
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Fordescort014me
August 8, 2010.




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