Battery will not stay charged. Replaced alternator
and checked for shorted wires and everything is fine. Thought replacement alternator was faulty, so exchanged it for another, plus installed new battery, and car still will not stay charged.
JA: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?
Customer: Yes, all fuses were checked, everything reads fine.
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0
JA: Are you fixing your Escape yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Checked all fuses, replaced battery, alternator, and checked for faulty wiring.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: When wires from alternator are unplugged and then plugged back in, it charges for about 10 minutes, then kicks back out again.