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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.
on August 13, 2010
you check the timing belt?
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 .
on October 06, 2010
just happened to me to, it was my timing belt.
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