99 escort se engine help

150

Asked by Mar 19, 2017 at 12:02 PM about the 1999 Ford Escort 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 99 ford escort se I don't know what to do I've read that ford made 3
different engine blocks I guess I had the first gen and I didn't know at the time
and still really don't but I got the third gen I don't know my original said
SplitPortInduction2000 and this new one says 2.0 L SplitPort I don't know if I
need a new engine and I know I'm not making sense but the pcv hose
doesn't connect anywhere do I need an entire new engine?

30 Answers

108,075

It's the same enging in 99 it was called SplitPortInduction2000 and from 2000 to 2004 the same engine was used in the Ford Focus, it was called"Split Port" there were 7 displacements produced. Will it fit, I think so, does the new engine have a PCV yes, but you will need to locate it..

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
108,075

http://www.justanswer.com/car/04fmp-2001-ford-escort-trying- locate-pcv-valve-so.html

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
150

Ok wait I replaced the valve cover because the new one didn't match the hoses circled in orange is the new

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
150

Circled in orange in on the new and circled in purple is the hose that doesn't reach what's circled in orange

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
150

Circled in purple is where the hose from previous picture came off the old cover

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
150

And as well from the first picture which seem to have an "extra" part that's circled in orange on the new this one circled in purple is the old cover which is nonexistent

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
150

So this is the engine I pulled from the junkyard

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
150

And this is what I had in my car

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
108,075

Ok I think that hose coming off the valce cover goes here

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
150

Yes that's my old engine but on the new one I don't have that

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
150

that's why I change the valve covers

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
150

That's why I change the valve covers by the cylinder 2 was bad therefore the block is the new one the cover is the old one now

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
108,075

Yes you do, its on the side of the engine, its there believe me...look by the thermostat i think it there...

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
150

Wait I'm lost what's on the side?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
108,075

Look at the photo ! that loose hose on the engine purchased goes to the intake ! I split the photo on the new engine and the old, Makes sense ?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
150

On the new engine from the junkyard there is no connection for that hose for the pcv valve I looked and it's not there the engine is in the car it will start and run but it acts as if it has a very bad misfire I check the coil and I have the firming order right I have to hold the gas for it to stay running would the pcv valve hose not being hooked up cause this

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
150

And I also checked the timing it is good

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
108,075

It could because of not having the PCV valve installed, Let me lok to see if I can find something on the engine tyou have and where it is installed, There has to be a PCV valve on the new engine, I could swear it's on the side of the engine, Stand by let me look...

108,075

OK, Oh the PCV valves I stand corrected, look at the photo and this is where the PCV valve is on you new engine and where it goes, Let me look for where that other hose may go !

108,075

Looks like that other hose goes to the breather/Air filter Box from what I can see, look at the photo...

150

Are the intake manifolds different from the 2 pictures you look you can see there is 3 little black nipples where the hoses connect mine new engine has the 3 nipple connector and on the picute you posted it has only one coming straight up out of the intake manifold

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
108,075

Point out in the photo what you are referring to please

150

This is the first one I'm,talking about

150

This is the other one

108,075

The first photo I think it goes to the EGR Solniod, second one I think Is the PCV we were tha talking about, hard to make it out in the photo

150

I'm talking I'm talking about the little black nipples they're like a three-way like a Y. I know where the EGR vacuum holes goes I know where that runs

108,075

I seen it, do you have an ERG solniod as well

150

Yes i do have a egr solenoid

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
108,075

There should be a vac hose, see it has one if not this may go there !

108,075

How are you making out????

Your Answer

Escort

Looking for a Used Escort in your area?

CarGurus has 2 nationwide Escort listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:

Ford Escort Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,010
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    870
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    430
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Focus
131 Great Deals out of 2,568 listings starting at $750
Used Ford Fiesta
43 Great Deals out of 696 listings starting at $3,495
Used Ford Mustang
7 Great Deals out of 1,191 listings starting at $3,350
Used Honda Civic
317 Great Deals out of 4,131 listings starting at $1,494
Used Ford Taurus
23 Great Deals out of 308 listings starting at $2,973
Used Ford Explorer
44 Great Deals out of 1,384 listings starting at $3,900
Used Toyota Corolla
173 Great Deals out of 3,431 listings starting at $2,394
Used Honda Accord
73 Great Deals out of 1,119 listings starting at $748
Used Ford F-150
456 Great Deals out of 9,151 listings starting at $922
Used Chevrolet Camaro
792 listings starting at $13,040
Used Toyota Camry
42 Great Deals out of 1,590 listings starting at $1,700

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.