Ford

Have Ford questions? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Ford Questions
My 2005 explorer 4.0 162,000 miles battery was losing charge
My 2005 explorer 4.0 162,000 miles battery was losing charge and I replaced the battery as it was about 5 years old. Still losing charge so I replaced the alternator. Still losing charge. Checked the … read more
A. Penland
A. Penland
Ford Senior Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
7,141 satisfied customers
The battery won't hold a charge. Replaced it and get the
The battery won't hold a charge. Replaced it and get the same result. … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
29,223 satisfied customers
I think I have a parasitic draw on my 2012 f250 with a 6.7L
i think I have a parasitic draw on my 2012 f250 with a 6.7L turbo diesel. First Symptoms showed after I had rear end rebuilt at Ford. They parked it outside on a saturday night and I picked it up on m… read more
Mike S.
Mike S.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,067 satisfied customers
I have a 2007 F150. Starts great until, battery gauge
I have a 2007 F150. Starts great until, battery gauge indicates it is charging and then I will go out one day and the battery is completely dead. Just happened with a battery that is less than 3 month… read more
James
James
Bachelors degree automotive technology with minor in diesel
3,578 satisfied customers
V6: Hello, I just bought a 2006 Mustang. 71 k looks great
Hello, I just bought a 2006 Mustang. 71 k looks great ran great until today stalled in a parking lot today was jumped (but lights would come on). Started and got it home. Will start now in driveway bu… read more
Wayne Crawford
Wayne Crawford
3,944 satisfied customers
Mercury montego: My 2006 montego has 102,000 miles and I had
My 2006 montego has 102,000 miles and I had to replace the battery it was dead but right before it went bad the "check charging system" came up on screen an battery light is on even with new battery a… read more
Dan
Dan
Automotive Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
23,906 satisfied customers
ford fusion: I have a 2006 Ford fusion. The Check charging
I have a 2006 Ford fusion. The Check charging system comes on intermittently while driving and will eventually shut the entire car down, it needs to be jumped to be started but then starts the same pr… read more
Steve
Steve
Ford tech Specializing in electronics
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
6,745 satisfied customers
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L: I have a 2006 Mustang V6 4.0L. Several
I have a 2006 Mustang V6 4.0L. Several things have happened. 1st after driving it back and forth to work, I went to start it and it seemed to have a low battery, with no dash lights, no dome light not… read more
ZZDaryl
ZZDaryl
Lead Auto Tech
Some college and advanced training
11,465 satisfied customers
truck was running fine just put a new battery..gauges..loses power
the truck was running fine just put a new battery in two weeks ago all of a sudden gauges go out and the truck loses power and the battery is dead any ideas… read more
Ironmike
Ironmike
ASE Master ,Ford Certified Master Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
3,442 satisfied customers
Ford Expedition: jumped..While driving home..intermittently
I have a 2004 Eddie Bauer Ford Expedition with 110K miles on it. It would not start tonight and we jumped it to get it home. While driving home, the a/c started blowing high and then low intermittentl… read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
29,223 satisfied customers
2006 Ford Mustang: GT...000 miles..way home..the cabin lights turned
I drive a 2006 Ford Mustang GT. 75,000 miles on it. On the way home all my status lights on my dash came on and the radio turned off. Then shortly after the rest of the cabin lights turned off and the… read more
John Crouch
John Crouch
lead senior master tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,840 satisfied customers
1998 Ford explorer: battery problem..Alternator..New battery..Drove
I have a 1998 Ford explorer that I'm hoping only has a battery problem & not an Alternator problem. New battery was put in 2/2010. Drove it across the country with no problems. Had the ignition turned… read more
Virtual Wrench
Virtual Wrench
Owner of LJ Auto Repair 37 years
Associate Degree
14,398 satisfied customers
2008 Ford Explorer: V8..completely dead..I jumped the battery..drove
My 2008 Ford Explorer V8 was completely dead yesterday afternoon when I got off work. I jumped the battery and drove it home with no problems (maybe aXXXXX. I was hoping the drive home would recharge … read more
Ron
Ron
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25,182 satisfied customers
2005 F-250: with a 6.0 diesel engine..kit..alternator..my voltage
i have a 2005 F-250 super duty with a 6.0 diesel engine two wheeled drive with a dump kit and bed attached to it my problem is that my twin batteries will go dead over night i have a single alternator… read more
Ray M.
Ray M.
Diesel Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
3,071 satisfied customers
Alternator problem 2005 Excursion power stroke 6.0L diesel.
I just bought a 2005 Excursion with the power stroke 6.0L diesel. I drove 25 miles from the dealer and the battery light came on. The Alternator seems to be bad. I charged it and it ran for about 10 m… read more
Brad B
Brad B
Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
1,090 satisfied customers
2000 Ford F250: Power stroke..I have 2 new batteries, a new alternator
I have a 2000 Ford F250 7.3 Power stroke,I have 2 new batteries, a new alternator but sometimes the batteries are down and the truck will not start. The alt. guage showes 0 output,the truck will not j… read more
Ray M.
Ray M.
Diesel Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
3,071 satisfied customers
explorer: lights were dim, none of the gauges worked..the alternator
tried to turn explorer on last night, heard a tick,tick ,tick and then is started. as we were driving , lights were dim, none of the gauges worked and then is shut off. Is this the alternator?… read more
ase_master327
ase_master327
Owner & Student
High School or GED
3,214 satisfied customers
1997 explorer sport: wont start..key it goes dead..horn blows
my 1997 explorer sport wont start. when i put in the key it goes dead. the lights want come on nor does the horn blows. the locks are not engaged. if was fine before i went over a curved this morning… read more
Richard
Richard
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,524 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

AlvinC answered a question about my Ford truck that only someone with an in-depth knowledge of his subject would have known what was going on.

Rich DUSA

Because of your expertise, you armed me with enough ammunition to win the battle with the dealer. They are installing a fuel filter and fuel pump at no charge to me.

MollyUSA

I needed help with my car on Saturday morning....got a response in 5 minutes, and it was the perfect solution. Thanks again to your service.

Jason V.Kirkland, WA

I do know, after going though this with JustAnswer, that I can somewhat trust my mechanic but I will always contact you prior to going there.

BRNew Jersey

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ron

Ron

ASE Certified Technician

25,182 satisfied customers

23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

29,223 satisfied customers

16 years experience

John Mc

John Mc

Ford Technician

5,495 satisfied customers

19 years Ford Lincoln Mercury experience

Chuck

Chuck

ASE Certified Technician

1,685 satisfied customers

33 Years Experience,Ford Senior Master,ASE Master,L1 Advanced Engine Performance

Cam

Cam

Journeyman Automotive Technician

10 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years Automotive experience.

Mike V.

Mike V.

Auto Service Technician

1,591 satisfied customers

25 years experience on all makes and models, Licensed NYS Inspector.

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

1,524 satisfied customers

12 years at a Ford Lincoln/Mercury and Jaguar dealer as a technician and shop foreman.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x