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you need to do a voltage test and see if there's a greater load of energy returnig to the battery and compare it to the load leaving. if your return is greater then the problem most likely will be your battery.if there is no or low voltage returning from the alternator check your wiring and or consider another alternator change. another test. turn on your car , while the engine is runing disconect your battery positive first then negative. this test while not accurate it will most likely tell you if the alternator is working.(the car should stay on)

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Q: 1986 ford escort not charging you have replaced the alternator and still wont charge?
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1996 escort not charging?

Check the Battery and cables and if it's not that it could be the alternator.

Can a bad battery cause a ford escort to stall out as if it were out of fuel?

Only if your alternator is not working properly. If you are always charging your battery, check your alternator belt. That was the solution for my escort, a new $10.00 belt.

Where is the voltage regulator on a 1993 Ford Escort?

The voltage regulator on all Escorts is inside the alternator. It is an integral part of the alternator and the alternator has to be replaced to fix it.

You've just replaced the battery and alternator in a 1998 Ford Escort. Do you need to let it sit for the battery to charge or is there more to it?

If you replaced the battery with a brand new one, then no. The battery comes from the store with a fuul charge. If it didn't come charged up, then you have bought a defective battery.

Battery light staying on in a 1994 Ford Escort?

It usually means that the alternator is not charging the battery. You may also have a bad connection in your wiring harness going to the alternator.

Where is the Voltage regulator on an 89 escort gt?

I have a 93 Escort GT that I am trying to locate charging issues with. I just replaced the alternator (which doesn't seem to be the problem). The regulator was located inside the alternator in mine. So it came new with the alternator (whole thing $130 + core). In some though, it is bolted to the outside of the alternator and costs about $70. Take the alternator to any parts store and they can test it to tell you if it and the regulator are working. Don't have them test it while it is on the car. Mine works off the car, but will not work when put on the car. I have some type of wiring issues.

Why does your 2000 ford escort zx2 shut off when you hit the brakes?

The alternator may not be charging correctly or the battery cables are loose/corroded. Check all engine grounds to the block and the body and test the charging system.

How much does it cost to replace a 2000 ford escort zx2 alternator?

A repair shop will charge around $300, if you install it yourself, it is $139 plus 35 core.

1995 ford escort lx 1.9L why engine stop when negative is unplugged?

your alternator is on its last legs, it can't power your car, or charge your battery, consider replacing it

Why does the battery light come on a 2000 ford escort?

You have a problem with the charging system. On a 12 year old car more than likely the alternator has failed. If you can drive it to the nearest auto parts store they will check it for free.

96 ford escort will not start battery has a full charge It will not turn over but you hear a click?

it is your starter motor sticking, or could be your alternator but i think it is defo your starte motor.

Is there a silinode located on the alternator of a 1997 ford escort lx?

No there is not. The only located on the alternator is the voltage regulator.

Why do headlights on your escort van flicker?

Have the alternator tested. I would suspect one or more of the diodes in the alternator are bad.

Where is the location of the alternator in a 1998 ford escort engine?

The alternator is on the top left corner of the engine as you are looking at it from the front.

Where is the voltage regulator in a 1995 Ford Escort 1.9L?

The voltage regulator, on your 1995 Ford escort 1.9 liter, is located on top of the alternator. The voltage regulator is attached to the alternator by four retaining screws.

Where is the alternator Ford Escort?

you can see it at the bottom left of the engine

How do you install an alternator on a 1997 Ford Escort?

Go to Google

What is the proper alternator for a 2002 Ford Escort?

135 amp

Where is the voltage regulator on a 1996 Ford Escort?

It is part of the alternator.

Where is the 1993 Ford Escort Voltage regulator?

Attached to the Alternator (1.9L)

When you Replaced serpentine belt on a 1999 Ford Escort ZX2 car now will not start?

if you alternator was locked up .it caused it to jump time. my car done the same thing last week ,now i have to re time it.

Will an alternator off a 94 Ford Escort fit a 98 Ford Escort?

No, 98-02 have different mounting, you can use 91-96.

Can a 95 escort manual engine 1.8 L replaced by a 95 escort manual 1.9 L?


Why is the battery indicator light on in a 1993 Escort?

Perhaps the alternator is not charging the battery adequately check with a voltmeter A fully charged battery should read around 12.8 (without engine running) With engine running reading should be 13.8-14.2

Where is the voltage regulator on a 1997 Ford Escort SE?

It's on the back of the alternator