Having problems with your 1999 Ford Escort ?
Today the power steering on my car gave out then the battery died. I bought a new battery and the car started right up. When I went for a test drive, the power steering still wasn't working and then the car died after driving it. I got it to start up again, but whenever I turned on the lights, the car started dying again. What do I need to replace? I was thinking it might be the serpentine belt.
I don't think your serpentine belt is even attached anymore , sounds like it ripped and you keep draining your battery because altenator is not being driven same with the power steering pump. look to see if the belt is still on if it is check the tension of it
Sounds like belt is missing. If gone the altenater wont charge the battery back up so it just sucks the power out of it when running.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for 1999 Ford Escort
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