1994 FORD ESCORT HYDRAULIC LIFTERS AND CAMSHAFT REPLACED

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  • 1994 Ford Escort

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1994 Ford Escort 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 130664 miles

Replaced lifters and camshaft, car will start but shuts off when put in gear. Also, oil is backing up and coming out of dipstick?

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Saturday, July 12th, 2008 AT 2:47 PM

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What was giong on that made you replace cam/lifters?
Oil out the dip stick tube is caused by blowby. Excessive crankcase pressure. Check PVC valve, hose connection need steady vaccum. If all is good then worn rings is the only other possibility.

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Saturday, July 12th, 2008 AT 3:11 PM

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