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What would make a car stop while driving? but the radio, lights, etc was still on.

(1999 Ford Escort)
in Huntsville, AL on July 27, 2010
When I try to crank the car it makes the sound likes its trying to crank but doesnt turn over. Has a new battery.
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on July 27, 2010
Have the battery tested at your local shop or auto parts store that you purchased it from as a battery can fail at any time. If that checks out then check the battery cables for corrosion and make sure they are tight.
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on August 13, 2010
you check the timing belt?
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on February 19, 2011
I would say the timing belt broke , thats my guess, thats the way mine broke , while driving , bingo it didn't want to start up and sounded like the battery was a bit low .
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on October 06, 2010
just happened to me to, it was my timing belt.
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