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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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The alternator won't charge my battery : 204k the batter

Customer Question

the alternator won't charge my battery
JA: How many miles are on the car? Will the battery hold a charge?
Customer: 204k the batter will hold the share
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: I've changed everything i know of its only putting out 12.18 volts with the truck running
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: change the alternator and the plug on the side of the of the alternator and the solidnod and the batter and the dash lights and it still won't charge
JA: Is there anything else the Ford Mechanic should be aware of about your Ford?
Customer: the starter won't disengage either
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  HDGENE replied 10 months ago.

Hello, what kind of ford is this? Year, model, engine size?Does the battery warning light come on when the key is turned to on?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
It's a 92 f250 with a 351 no battery light comes on
Expert:  HDGENE replied 10 months ago.

It doesnt come on when you turn the key to on with the other warning lights or come on when cranking and then go out?

Expert:  HDGENE replied 10 months ago.

Hello do you need more help with this concern?