My 2002 ford escort zx2 has a new battery in it but I'm not getting any power to the car, nnothing no lights or radio absolutely no power. Please help!

Asked by May 11, 2014 at 01:00 PM about the 2002 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Coupe

Question type: General

3 Answers

116,035

Is the battery in correctly? Positive to positive,negative to negative, if you put it in backwards you may have blown main fuses. This may sound weird but I have seen that some people forgot to take off the post protector before putting on the cables.

1 people found this helpful.

ok, heres my problem, i drove my car this morning to work, but when i got off work it wouldnt start. it has been doing this for a couple of months now and i had the battery checked and fully charged. i also checked it with a meter and when i turn the key on there is no change in the voltage. the lights wont turn on, nothing happens. no click nothing. i dont know where to look next.

116,035

So if your certain that the cables are in good condition and on correctly, and the starter is in good condition, then the next step is to check for power through the main fuses and the fuse box, from there onto the ignition switch to make sure it is supplying power to the proper systems when turned on.

Your Answer:

Escort

Looking for a Used Escort in your area?

CarGurus has 198 nationwide Escort listings starting at $1,200.

ZIP:

Ford Escort Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,100
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    930
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    460
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Focus
390 Great Deals out of 80,764 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Escape
999 Great Deals out of 111,788 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
266 Great Deals out of 37,717 listings starting at $1,350
Used Toyota Corolla
614 Great Deals out of 66,450 listings starting at $900
Used Ford Fiesta
107 Great Deals out of 16,720 listings starting at $2,999
Used Ford Explorer
874 Great Deals out of 67,606 listings starting at $800
Used Honda Civic
366 Great Deals out of 49,151 listings starting at $500
Used Ford Taurus
194 Great Deals out of 15,823 listings starting at $600
Used Honda Accord
574 Great Deals out of 103,380 listings starting at $950
Used Ford F-150
2,300 Great Deals out of 208,486 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Ranger
129 Great Deals out of 4,352 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro
237 Great Deals out of 27,289 listings starting at $2,077

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.