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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Battery light is on and after second gear truck revs up like

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battery light is on and after second gear truck revs up like in nuetral. ldft turn signal doesnt work either
JA: Lots of things can cause problems with the battery. The Ford Mechanic will know what to do. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: volt meter jumps back and forth too but everything seems to be charging alright
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing yet. it just started doing it. I just bought the truck and replaced the injector lines, injectors and glow plugs. havent got to drive it much.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Ford Mechanic should know about your Ford?
Customer: it sat for about 2 years
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 8 months ago.

have you checked charging voltage?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
not yet. will do that in the morning
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 8 months ago.

any engine light? any codes? hows the trans fluid?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
trans fluid good. no engine light, just battery and abs
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 8 months ago.

have you dropped the trans pan yet... The symptoms are generally a internal transmission failure?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No. Just trying to find a starting point of what to check
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 8 months ago.

do you have a good scan tool? that can monitor the transmission?