Re: 99 Ford Escort woes
"kurikuri" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Sorry...the mileage is only 29k. The knocking is almost nonstop,
> maybe 15 minutes or so after startup. Sometimes its more of a softer
> sometimes its a loud knock. As stated before, the only thing else wrong
> with it is the fuel consumption. Anything else you need to know?
If it's a knock, not tap, you may have bad bearings, then... and I would
hook up a real oil pressure gauge to it.
Smell oil for gas contamination.
I'm surprised there's no other symptoms like rough idle, missing, or
hesitation/jerking if there's gas contamination.
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, putting up with my 'smartass' is the price
you pay..DEAL with it!