First noticed the speedometer dropped to 0 the started working then stopped, etc. The tachometer stopped completely, then idiot lights came on, starting witht the brake light, then seatbelt, etc. After parking, the engine idled high then low. I pulled the battery cable and it died. I hope it only the alternator but and concerned it might be more.
Is it my alternator and/or battery, or worse? on 2001 Ford Escort
by curtamos in Morristown, TN on August 03, 2011
Hey, If anyone is familiar with Ford Escort ZX2s and a very, very, VERY rough idle, I'd really apprecaite your advice. The car's always had a rough idle - either when at a stoplight and the car'...