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Ny issue is the voltage regulator is failing,new battery,new

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barnes ny issue is the voltage regulator is failing,new battery,new alternator, new alternator wire, new battery terminal
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: the car quit running, i jumped it off it ranfor a mile aand ahalf,and quit again. i charged the battery longer to get it home. the altenator is bad correct?
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Ron replied 9 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question,

Can you tell me what your working on please, year, make and model?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
2004 expedition 5.4 liter
Expert:  Ron replied 9 months ago.

So your saying the new alternator is not charging the battery?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
that is correct
Expert:  Ron replied 9 months ago.

The alternator is controlled by the duty cycle from the PCM (computer) . Are you able to do some testing on the new alternator as well as the circuit from it to the PCM ?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no I am not
Expert:  Ron replied 9 months ago.

Okay will to avoid replacing any unneeded parts some testing needs to be done, do you have someone that can help you do the testing?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I will take it to the shop thanks for your help
Expert:  Ron replied 9 months ago.

Have them run the enclosed test, copy and paste the link toy our browser to open and view it.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/104923897/ALternator%20Mar%208.pdf

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