If you are facing the vechile with the hood up with your knees at the grill look at the engin where your knees would connect if you could walk forward. it is to the left of the exhaust just before the transmission bell housing The valve is indeed at knee level slightly just in front where the transmission bell conects to the engine. Disconect both ends of the hose so you can turn it upwards to remove the PCV valve or you could brake the elbow of the hose.
sohc or dohc?
the ford escort zx2 2.0 dohc don't have one it's equipped with vct(variable valve timing) to replace it
According to the Gates website ( they make timing belts etc. ) both the SOHC and DOHC engines in a 1999 Ford Escort ARE INTERFERENCE ENGINES
Depending on which model of Ford Escort , either the 2.0 liter SOHC or the 2.0 liter DOHC Zetec engine
It is located underneath the throttle body.
No , according to the Gates website ( they make timing belts etcetera ) the 2.0 liter ( SOHC and DOHC ) engines that are used in a 1999 Ford Escort are NOT INTERFERENCE ENGINES
The starter on a 1999 ZX2 with the 2 liter DOHC engine is tucked up behind the intake manifold, bolted to the transmission bellhousing. Look for it at the junction of the engine block and the transmission.
You can use a SOHC 2.0 or another DOHC 2.0 That is it! Matthew D
If it's a 2.4 L DOHC motor, there is no EGR valve.
According to the Gates website , both the SOHC and DOHC engines used in a 1999 Ford Escort ( are interference engines )