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I replaced my battery when the truck died (2002 F-150/5.4)

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I replaced my battery...

I replaced my battery when the truck died (2002 F-150/5.4) and the battery light remains on even though no codes present. The voltmeter shows normal charge?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tested the battery? Have you tried testing the alternator?

The battery is new, I have not tested the alternator - wouldn't it show up when I try pulling codes -- it my OPV showed voltages as normal?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '02 Ford?

F-150 Supercrew, 5.4

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I changed the battery drove it for about 40 minutes, saw the l saw the batt light remain on, but voltmeter is in the normal range, put an OPV meter on and don't get any codes

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Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 3 months ago

what is the battery voltage while the engine is running?

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