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Check to make sure the air filter is clean. If it's clogged it can prevent your engine from having proper air flow.

Had this happen to me on 1999 escort - turned out to be broken fuel pump. Alternatively the fuel lines could be blocked/twisted but this is unlikely to happen suddenly whilst driving.

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Q: Why would a 1997 Ford Escort die while driving if it's not hot and is getting power to everything and will turn over but not start?
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