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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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While driving all the check lights come on; then allgo out

Customer Question

While driving all the check lights come on; then allgo out to include radio and air...all power gone but still running...
JA: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: expedition 2006 xlt
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: It comes back on and then off again, engine still running. and will restart
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: check battery light was on then off. checked it, was good. then back on also the abs light on then off
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  roy replied 2 months ago.

good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist

do you have a volt meter to do some checks??

you have low voltage which is causing your issues


Customer: replied 2 months ago.
going to get the vault meter next door. the battery is good, so what am I looking for?
Expert:  roy replied 2 months ago.

we are going to start with battery voltage

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
my battery was just checked at walmart when I got the oil changed. I had told them the battery light was coming on they said i needed to see a mechanic as it may be electrical. the abs light came on when driving home. then the electrical started to go off and on. engine still ran. electrical was intermitent. my cell doesn't get calls out here in the counrty.
Expert:  roy replied 2 months ago.

ok, lets start with the voltage at the battery with the engine off


Expert:  roy replied 2 months ago.

are you there