2006 ford escape died omw home. the abs light came on along with the alarm light prior to it dieing. it clicks when attempted to turn over will run when jumpd but dies after cables removed.alt is good

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Asked by Dec 26, 2017 at 12:51 PM about the 2006 Ford Escape

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

had battery and alternator checked both passed. runs when jumped but dies after cables are removed. has all the symptoms of battery or alternator but had both checked at AutoZone and advanced auto. now what???

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Just recently had a friend call me because having same problem as you he said took battery to autozone to have it tested they said it was good after checking out it was the battery starting up and running good now after replacing battery.

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If you haven't done this already, remove the battery cables from the battery and clean them well. Also the posts on the battery. When reconnecting, make sure they are good and tight. It does sound like the battery is some how at fault since the engine runs with the jumper cable source but dies when removed. A loose connection could be the problem.

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