While there are a variety of reasons your Ford Escort is overheating, the most common 3 are a coolant leak (water pump, radiator, hose etc.), the radiator fan, or a failed thermostat.4/5(59).
The engine in your Ford vehicle can overheat if it is not supplied with enough coolant. Engine coolant, a combination of a special fluid and water, circulates through engine cooling chambers and works to cool your engine. If the coolant is not flowing through your engine, then your Ford engine can (and will) overheat.
Oct 25, 2007 · The 1993 Ford Escort has 1 problems reported for overheating. Average repair cost is $600 at 200,000 miles.
Overheating is generally to blame for: a) Thermostat failure, b) a cracked thermostat housing, c) a broken water hose due to high temp pressure, d) damaged temp sender due to overheating, e) radiator plastic side walls cracked, f) radiator cap failure and g) more than likely a bended cylinder head due to overheating.