(Darren Thornton) wrote:
> Yesterday my 1995 Escort LX wouldn't start. It had run fine that
> day. My uncle came and boosted it off. That got us home fine.
> This morning my dad took the battery to a local auto parts store.
> There had been some corrosion. He wiped that off. The battery tested
> at being 80 percent fine. We made it to church fine.
> After church, we stopped at a drug store. The car wouldn't
> again. My uncle boosted it off again. We stopped for some takeout
> food, but didn't kill the motor. Finally, the car died while turning
> in our driveway. We got it parked, but haven't tried it since.
> What could be the problem: alternator, battery, starter, or
> something else? We still have that beeping noise. One mechanic said
> that it was an alarm installed by a previous owner. How about the
> ignition? Overall, this has been a very good car.
> Darren Thornton
How about the 'alt' lite? That didnt come on?
Does it come on before you crank the car?
Do you have, and know how to use, a voltmeter?
How many miles?
The "alarm theory" doesnt fit.
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, staving off dementia here..DEAL with it!