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2005 exploer; alternator light came on; startered find;

2005 exploer; alternator light...

2005 exploer; alternator light came on; startered find; replaced alternator;light stays on; checked voltage at three locations with load on; checked 14.2 at all locations;; at battery alternator lighter socket; gauge seems to work but light and waring is on;checked votage at alternator two wire connector; large wire 14.2 and small wire 11.5; what do need to check next

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Alternator light

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '05 Ford?

Limited v8

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes

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5/26/2017
Chris (aka- Moose)
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Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose). I'm here to help 365 days a year, but not every hour of the day. I try to prevent delays as much as possible. Please understand I am not there and can only advise based on what you tell me. Let's get started.

Do you know what charging system codes are stored?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I did not pull codes. but i can latter. the old alternator light was out; ithad come on for a bit 5 miles back;itwas charging 13.5 volts when switched
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
did not pull codes; could later; old alternator was at 13.5 when removed and light was off

Great, just respond later when ready.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
no codes found

Thanks, ***** ***** do these tests. https://www.dropbox.com/s/d0dxb6wv8warit9/chargelight.pdf?dl=0

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Thanks Moose

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I replaced the new alternator with a rebuilt after I did the tests it fixed problem thanks

That is great news.

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