Starting problem with2.0 liter 2000 ford escort se.

Asked by Jul 22, 2016 at 11:12 PM about the 2000 Ford Escort

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Pvc hose pops off it has a new fuel filter the pump sounds good. It will not
start and it has fuel in the gas tank.

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If the PCV hose is popping off due to internal pressure the head gasket has blown into the crankcase. See if you can hear or feel a "puff- puff-puff" coming from the PCV valve hole. If so, that's definitely what has happened. HTH. -Jim

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