Starts rough and cuts out right away. Tach needle spins wildly.

Asked by Mar 14, 2017 at 11:06 AM about the 1988 Ford Escort

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Sounds like some bad ground connections. I would go threw and find all the ground wires and clean them up, and make sure you get the one attached to the body.

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