Ford Escort Electrical Problems. PF_Flyer Pennsylvania Furnace, PA Posts: 9, At least part of the problem is the dimmer control and replacing the control module mounted on the dash fixes the problem. I have experience in replacing it. My brother n law owns a ford escort L GT and we are having a problem fixing it. Recently it. Jun 25, · The Ford Escort has 2 problems reported for won't start. Average failure mileage is 98, miles.
I have a ford escort () automatic with an electrical problem. New battery installed. No power anywhere in vehicle except headlights (no tailights). I have checked all the fuses/breakers and wiring and they appear to be ok. Note: When new battery was installed the owner reversed the terminals-not sure if this has any bearing on problem. The Ford Escort has 7 problems & defects reported by Escort owners. The worst complaints are engine, electrical, and exhaust system problems.
Electrical System Problem on the FORD ESCORT. Car problem(s) with the FORD ESCORT. This database includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. Asked by cookooooo Dec 01, at PM about the Ford Escort 2 Dr GT Hatchback Question type: Maintenance & Repair I'he had a strange electrical problem lately: when the headlights AND the rear defrost are on, the engine won't shut off.