2007 ford escape

Asked by Jul 01, 2019 at 03:50 PM about the 2007 Ford Escape

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 2007 ford escape 4 wheel drive . I just had the alternator replaced with
a rebuild one from autozone. took it for a drive after getting a new battery and
iwithin 5 minutes i lost all dash lights an tail lights. and it blew the cap off the
battery where the battery acid is. but after i put it back on it started right up. Can
the alternator be creating to mch power do i need to change it again

1 Answer


With the engine on, you can probe the battery terminals with your voltmeter. It should read close to 14V, anymore or less than 13V , you have an issue. Wear eye protection when you do this, you don't want acid in your eyes from the battery and stand off to the side.

Your Answer:

Ford Escape Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealersTM


Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Edge
68 Great Deals out of 3,074 listings starting at $2,721
Used Ford Explorer
53 Great Deals out of 2,027 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda CR-V
113 Great Deals out of 6,862 listings starting at $3,600
Used Chevrolet Equinox
71 Great Deals out of 5,370 listings starting at $4,295
Used Toyota RAV4
84 Great Deals out of 4,562 listings starting at $3,888
Used Nissan Rogue
118 Great Deals out of 5,580 listings starting at $3,999
Used Ford Fusion
35 Great Deals out of 1,593 listings starting at $2,999
Used Ford F-150
128 Great Deals out of 12,922 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus
50 Great Deals out of 1,984 listings starting at $1,999
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
70 Great Deals out of 5,208 listings starting at $3,650
Used Hyundai Tucson
89 Great Deals out of 4,070 listings starting at $1,495
Used Jeep Compass
44 Great Deals out of 3,117 listings starting at $3,999
Used Toyota Camry
46 Great Deals out of 1,488 listings starting at $3,495

Used Cars for Sale

2020 Ford Escape For Sale
21 listings starting at $32,599
2019 Ford Escape For Sale
3,844 listings starting at $1,000
2018 Ford Escape For Sale
33 Great Deals out of 844 listings starting at $17,999
2017 Ford Escape For Sale
28 Great Deals out of 949 listings starting at $11,999
2016 Ford Escape For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 392 listings starting at $9,499

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.