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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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Alternator not exciting on2006 tarus, 2006 v-6, just had

Customer Question

alternator not exciting on2006 tarus
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2006 v-6
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: just had battery checked and alternator a new alternator was jus put in
JA: Does the battery look like it's leaking? And does it have a strong smell -- like sulfur?
Customer: nope advanced auto checked it nd the alternator and they are the ones that said it could be a fuse
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 9 months ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping you today.

I doubt advance did check it.. they just checked to see if it was charging or not would be my guess. Do you have a multimeter? If so you can check it.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
not my car is there a fuse between alt and battery
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 9 months ago.

I dont understand. The owner wont let you test it?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no phone call
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I am not there
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 9 months ago.

So your only question is if there is a fuse and you do not want testing instructions, correct?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Well I could check it tomorrow
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 9 months ago.

OK great. Let me know when you are at the vehicle with a meter and we can figure out whats going on.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
OK tomorrow
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 9 months ago.

Sounds good. I will be around. Just reply and let me know when youre ready.