I have a 98 ford escort zx2 and it just shut off and now it won't turn over now

Asked by May 31, 2014 at 09:12 PM about the 1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Cool Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check battery voltage and connections. Have you tried to jump start it? If you can jump start it check alternator output voltage. If not 14.5 volts it's not putting out enough to keep car running and battery charged at same time.

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Throwing bone,s ,Dandy, i hate to have to keep coming back to post i have try,d to get info for,but like you said it doe,s make you feel better when you helped ,that 1 in 100 : )

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Yes. All we can do is lead them to the water. Can't make them drink it. Lol.

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