MAF senso, or transmission fluid.
If a Zx2 shudders and dies out at stops and idle, the idle might need adjusted. If the idle is set too low, it will not maintain enough power.
The idle setting for a 2001 ford escort zx2 is something that is not owner adjustable. It the idle is off, check for vacuum leaks or a clogged air filter.
An idler gear is a gear between the drive and driven gear.
the engine to stall and surge at idle
idle jet is clogged
where is the idle control motor for a 1998 ford escort
well. whenever you have a low idle, you use first gear to accelerate. if u have a higher idle or throttlebody, you can just start in second gear.
high idle problem on a 1997 sc1 when car is in gear
If your car is stalling while it is idling you could have a vacuum leak in one of your hoses. I had that problem on my 2000 escort ZX2.