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1999 ford escort battery light is on, why? Woulf the radiator fan cause the battery light to come on and stay on.

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The alternator is not charging the battery up,, thats why the light is staying on,,,,its an alternator fault,,but first check that the drive belt is ok and not sliping or broken?

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My 1999 ford escorts cooling fan is not working


These are normally easy to diagnose if you know a little about vehicle maintenance...Check the fan fuse/relay to begin with..Check all connections/wiring to fan...Also it has a sensor..The best way to eliminate if the fan is bad or not is to use simple jumper wires..Disconnect fan motor connector and take two jumper wires..the fan motor should have two connectors..Run one wire to hot battery post and one to negative battery post ..Connect one to hot connector of motor and one to ground..If fan doesn't work fan is faulty..

Feb 21, 2015 | 1999 Ford Escort

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Radiator fan staying on with the car off


If it only stays on for about 5 minutes but no longer that isn't a problem, it is meant to do that. It is part of the thermo fan operation to help keep the car cool.
If it runs continuously and you have to take out the fuse or disconnect the battery then you have a serious problem.

Oct 04, 2011 | 1997 Ford Escort

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99 ford escort running hot . i replaced the thermostat. flushed the radiator . had the synsors checked . no leaks no noice. is it my radiator?


You may need your radiator rodded and cored. But, before you do that check the relay that controls when your electric fan engages to pull air through your radiator. The sensors that control the electric fan are usually in the side tanks on the radiator. This sensor heats up and tells the fan when it needs to make the electrical connection to engage the fan to cool the radiator coolant. I would probably bet that is what is malfunctioning. They are a relatively inexpensive part. Good luck.

Aug 27, 2011 | 1999 Ford Escort

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Abs light stays on 1999 ford escort


First check to make sure that your parking break is all the way down. Secondly, it could be cause by you not having enough fluid for your breaks.

Aug 13, 2011 | 1999 Ford Escort

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1999 Ford Escort - the fan is blowing but the air is no longer cold. How do I know if it just needs freon or if it is a bad compressor?


If the compressor is not engaging (the center is not spinning) then it's likely that the r134a is low in the system

Add a an or two to make it work better.

Also, make sure the radiator fan goes on when you turn the a/c on.

Good luck to you.

Jul 05, 2010 | 1999 Ford Escort

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Replacement diagram for 2003 zx2 ford escort fan


Should be on the hood or radiator core support. If not go to junk yard and copy off another escort.

Jan 25, 2010 | 1999 Ford Escort

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I have a 1997 Ford Escort and when I shut the car off the radiator fan keep running which causes my battery to die. What can I do


you need a new fan, they are meant to run for a while when you turn it off just to cool it down slowy so the rad doesnt crack in the cold. fords have a lot of bad earth wires so maybe this but I would check the wiring to the fan. its most likely caput!

Jan 13, 2010 | 1997 Ford Escort

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On my 1997 ford escort with a 2.0 liter push rod engine the electric radiator cooling fan never turns off even when cold. Whats causing the problem?


THE COOLIG FAN RELAY MAY BE STUCK,PULL IT OUT AND THE FAN SHOULD QUIT.THE TEMPERATURE SENSOR COULD ALSO CAUSE THIS UNPLUG IT,FAN SHOULD QUIT.IF NONE OF THIS WORKS THEN HAVE THE WIREING CHECKED.

Oct 01, 2009 | 1997 Ford Escort

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My brake light stays on


Brake switch (stop light switch). need to be replace
you can find it on the brake pedal.

let me know

Sep 23, 2009 | 1999 Ford Escort

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My 1999 ford escorts brake lights stay on even when the car is off


on my 1994 ford taurus my brake light on the dash stays on it flashes off occasionally but my cars stops fine what would cause the light to go on in the first place it happened out of the blue one morning and has been on ever since except when the car is not on.

Jul 22, 2008 | 1994 Ford Taurus

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