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the battery light comes on...
the battery light comes on and the message "check charging system" comes up, and the charging gage starts to go to 0. when the charging gage gets close to zero, it starts to run rough. when it quits it won't start again. but if you wait an hour or two, it will start and run fine for 50 miles or more before the same thing happens. the battery is only two days old. no codes show up on my code reader.
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Ford Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 2 years ago
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It sounds like its probably a bad alternator. Have you done any testing?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
the ford dealer tested this last week when they worked on this same problem
Ford Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 2 years ago

Sorry I missed your reply on this. Do you still need help? If so do you have a multimeter to do some testing?

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