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What would cause a 94 Ford Escort to make loud noise when pushing the gas pedal after hitting a pothole on the freeway?

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2004-11-13 13:23:29
2004-11-13 13:23:29

Does the noise happen all the time you push on the gas pedal or only at certain speeds?

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The question wasn't clear, but there is a fuel cutoff switch located in the trunk normally that can get triggered during an accident or even hitting a hard bump or pothole. Mine tripped on my 1994 escort when I hit a large pothole on a dirt road. Anyway, there is a cover you open and you can reset it there.

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The 1996 Ford Escort had a self-adjusting system. If pushing on the pedal will not solve the problem, you are most likely going to need to change the ratchet system in the pedal.

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