probably not being that the engine in the escort was manufactured by ford and 2 liter in the probe was manufactured by Mazda
Could be internal short or defective voltage regulator (points not opening) located in alternator
Yes though not recommended by either manufacturer
Remove batt cable, wires from back, Remove bolts at 6 & 12 o' clock.
Clean both battery cables and check the connections on the alternator. If it continues, go to auto zone and have the alternator checked.
take the pos. cable of the battery... then remove the overflow take..(this will make removale and installation easier) then remove the three bolts holding alternator.. then pop clips off and pos. wire on alternator. then remove
The alternator is belt driven off the front of the engine.
ford escort mk1 has a vin number on off side front strut top and a tag on the slam panel.
It means the starter is broken.
take off the screws
To get the alternator to fit out of the engine bay, you must remove the mounting brackets for the alternator as well. Once you remove the brackets, the alternator will fit out of the bottom of the engine bay. It will only fit out of the bottom, it will not come out through the top.