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I have an 03 expedition. the "check charging system" warning

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I have an 03 expedition. the "check charging system" warning keeps coming on and off along with the red battery light. The alternator is a couple of years old. I have had the system checked under load three times and everything shows normal. I replaced the fuseable link battery between the battery and alternator as well. Still have the problem. Battery charges and stays charged. Also, the time on the entertainment system changes to --/-- after the car is turned off and sits for a while. The needle gauge on the dash never moves. it is right in the middle of H and L
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 3 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I prefer to work when others don't, I am here around lunch and after dinner till after midnight.

Are you wanting to try and diagnose this yourself?

Do you own a volt meter?

One possible cause is the wiring from the alternator to the instrument cluster.

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 3 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • I am following up with you to see if you got everything you needed from my answer. We're you pleased with my help?
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Thanks Chris