My 2001 Ford Escape (235,000 miles) just died while driving it
My 2001 Ford Escape 235,000 miles just died , we jump started it 3 X to get it
home 2 miles. It will NOT hold a charge, no clicks, lights, signs, sounds
nothing BUT the gauges speed omieter and tac omieter moves in a circle
only when the key is turned will not even try to start. Please help thank you
How do u know battery will not hold charge? Did u disconnect battery and try charging it? Try that then without turning the key try to turn lights on, try horn, etc, the try cranking engine. if they work battery probably ok. Than it might be alernator, u can take it out and have it tested (check also that belt is good and turning alternator. Remenber....battery starts car and runs car alarms after u shut car off, alternator runs all things electrical when cars running and charges the battery.
Yes, and we also changed the alternator.
If alternator is new and charging & u say battery is not holding charge, than why have u not put in a new battery in? U can take a voltmeter and check if your getting voltage at battery too, but if alternator is new and all wiring, etc is OK u should be.
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