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Escort 55 recently bought a escort 55 ex P.O van.... th battery is not being charged by the altinator, at the end of every day i have to charge the battery via a battery charger in my home, so i can use the vehicle for the next day... i have replaced the altenator and the problem persists..... can any one help

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Fit a new altenator and not a secondhand one from the scrappers also check the big block connector and fuses in front of the battery as in the uk they get wet and corrode ,this is where the altenator feed runs from ,try disconnecting the big wire and flashing it to see if it sparks ??quickest way to test for charging is to start car and then disconnect battery ..if it stops its not charging.quick load test for altenator speed up engine too 2000 rpm then disconnect battery and turn everything on if angine stops the altenator is not pushing out enough voltage....right anyone seen a nice mk4 zodiac executive for me ??

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