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if that is not an anti-theft radio... or if it is an you know the code and how to enter it.... unhook the battery for about 15 minutes and then hook it back up again... that should reset it

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Jan 06, 2019


Fuel pump relay , maybe ! Do you know what a wiring diagram is ? An how to use a voltmeter to test electrical circuit's . Free wiring diagrams here http://www.bbbind.com/free_tsb.html Enter vehicle info. year ,make , model an engine size. Under system click on engine ,then under subsystem click on fuel controls .Click the search button then the first blue link . The first diagram is the fuel pump electrical circuit . Watch this video . Fuel Pump Electrical Circuits Description and Operation

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Nov 20, 2017


it is most likely the window motor has failed.

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Jul 09, 2017


I can only suggest one thing that might work.

Disconnect the battery and leave the car overnight. In the morning put the key in the ignition and turn it to the on position and then connect the battery.

If that doesn't work you will need the services of an auto locksmith or the dealer. I hope the price you paid for the car was much reduced because of the missing keychain.

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Apr 16, 2017


Be carefull!! Too much pressure and you might blow some component. Ten pounds pressure is plenty.Replace the pressure cap anyway with a new one from dealer. don-ohio (:^)

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Dec 13, 2016


un do the adjustment . remove any retaining screws in the face of the drum. Use a hammer and hit between the wheel studs. hit the drum back onto the axle flange If the brakes have been adjusted off then the drum will spring loose.

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Aug 10, 2016


Change thermostat..coolant not heating rite. Oil pressure seals in engine n trans worn. May need ignitiontune

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Jan 31, 2016


it is flashing a Lamp Fault Code to tell you what part of your air bag system is faulty. read the number of flashes - pause - number of flashes. Could be 1 digit code or 2 digit code.

What code is it?

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Oct 22, 2015


Hi there
A1996 Escort should be a automatic adjustment so there isent any adjustment to do as its only the early ones that had adjustable rods,but look under the car and if you can see a thread on the rod then you can adjust it and the adjustment is 1/8 of a inch or 3MM.

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Aug 23, 2014


before checking for fuse, look inside the right-hand side of the trunk, under the carpet, on the fender wall. there is a cut-off emergency switch there. see if it needs to be pushed in to reset the power to the fuel pump.

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Jul 19, 2014


woow could we get more than that nathan,it won't go now what do you mean plz,did you try to start it ,did it roll over,are the cv shaft in place are you getting fire,fuel,compression i need to knw what really is the problem

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Jun 25, 2014


what are the symptoms , turns over not firing ? not turning over ? what checks have you done so far ? all this will help me help you

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on Jun 25, 2014


Bad Alternator.
After Starting or Jumping your vehicle: Remove the Negative Cable from the Battery.
If the Engine dies or runs really rough it is a bad Alternator.
The Battery Starts the Engine and runs nominal operations. The Alternator runs the Engine after it is Started by the Battery.
If the Engine does not die or runs really rough after removing the Negative Cable, then you have a malfunctioning Battery.

Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional information or questions. Feel free to contact me at FixYa.com!

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on May 25, 2014


Do you mean the "Stabiliser bush"?
If so, then most cars have a front stabiliser or antirollbar fitted to the front subframe and attached to the front radius arms by links with bonded rubber bushes in. Some cars have a rear system as well working in the same manner as the front.
The only way to know whats worn, is to run it up on ramps in your drive, get down and dirty, and check the supports and bar ends for a worn bush. If this repair isn't within your skills then farm it out to a good DIY or garage.

1996 Ford Escort... | Answered on May 20, 2014

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