allternater problems on 2001 Ford Escape

keeps going bad cant figured out why

Asked by for the 2001 Ford Escape
Where are you getting the parts from? What brand of alternator are you using? How long does the new one last?
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check negative battery cable for burns or signs of heat,it will cause the alternator to burn up.
I'm on my second alternator on my 2003 escape. good luck!!
we are on our 3rd alternator since april on an 02 ford escape, first 2 were rebuilt then mechanic ordered one f rom ford. we shall see if this one works. I'm at a loss