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EricFromCT, Ford Technician
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Experience:  20 years dealership exp., ASE A1-A9 L1 L2, Ford Lincoln Mercury Senior Master, Diesel Certified
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Dewey ,I charged the battery I have no power to anything but

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Customer: dewey ,I charged the battery I have no power to anything but while charging parking lights are on dim
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: i think the alt is bad when jumped the car will die when cables are taken off but when i charge the battery to full charge it wont turn over or anything
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 11 months ago.

Hi. You may have an alternator problem as well, but it really sounds like to me that your battery probably has a dead cell in it and is no good. I really think you need to start with replacing it and then checking the charging output of the alternator. Please let me know of your further questions. Thanks.