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Isuzu Trooper LS: I have a 1997 Isuzi Trooper LS and have a

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I have a 1997 Isuzi Trooper LS and have a problem that is intermittent. I lose power to the air conditioner including the blower motor. At the same time the following indicator lights appear on the dash; (1) light comes on indicating the car is in four wheel drive. (2) The ABS light comes on. (3) The brake light comes on and (4) The battery light comes on. The car appears to lose acceleration and within a few minutes each light with go out (not all at the same time) and the air conditioner will operate also.  FYI, about a month ago I had the air conditioner compressor changed out but the problem didn't start until recently.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes, I still need help. I am going to drive the car again this morning and maybe some more information will be available. It appears the air conditioner compressor and fan are loosing power. The power on button for the car has a blue light in the center and this light goes out when the problem occurs, as I said it's an intermittent problem so invariably the problem is not occurring when I take it to the shop. At minimum I need the air to work all the time, I live in Florida, it's "hot".

I am pretty sure your issue is a power or ground concern where as the battery voltage getting to the fuse boxes is dropping either from poor battery cable connections at either end or the alternator is momentarily not charging. I would start by cleaning the cable connections and having the alternator load tested.


Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I will clean the cable connections today, can a place like AutoZone load test the alternator?

Yes AZ can test the battery and alternator on the vehicle.
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