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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: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  HDGENE replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
It's a 92 f250 with a 351 no battery light comes on
Expert:  HDGENE replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.

Hello do you need more help with this concern?