My 99 ford escort shut off while driving. Quit running and now when I turn the key nothing works, and it will not start anymore
My 99 escort stopped running as i was driving and now as i try to start it, turn the key on
and it does nothing. No bells, whistles, radio, ect.. The lights work, dim & bright. But it
seems as if there is no signal getting to the ignition switch.
Check the connections at the battery. Be sure they're clean and tight. Check the battery cable connections where the positive (+) cable bolts to the starter and where the negative (-) cable bolts to the chassis. Also check the big fuses in the underhood fuse box. A catastrophic failure such as this is 99% of the time battery related. HTH. -Jim
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