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Ford escort lx fuse problem

I was driving and my altenator went out and the fuse under the dash labeled "meter" also blew. Replaced the altenator and fuse and started driving and then the car died. Now the altenator and the fuse have died again, i dont know what to do now i can get a new altenator but if i dont know what is blowing my fuse i assume it will fry the new altenator also. i have 4 kids and this is my only source of transportation making threw the couple days i have is becomming and impossible task plz help me
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noah

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  • noahszone May 29, 2009

    i didnt see the diagram u can emailme directly if u wish noahszone@hotmail.com

  • noahszone May 30, 2009

    ty for helping me i really appreciate it walking outside now to trace the wire

  • noahszone May 30, 2009

    can i run a wire directly from the meter fuse to the alternator? i cant trace the wire all the way it locks into other wires that are attached under the exhaust manifold

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You have a short on black and white wire coming from the atlternator to the inside fuse box trace the wire and you will find your problem i am send you the wire diagram in the next few minutes to help.

Posted on May 29, 2009

  • Jeffery Lewis
    Jeffery Lewis May 29, 2009

    here is the diagram

  • Jeffery Lewis
    Jeffery Lewis May 30, 2009

    yes you can cut the wire and run it straight to the fuse box but your gauge or charge light will not work but it will charge

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