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    New battery and alternator

    My 2008 ford explorer limited flashed the abs light, traction control light, and tire pressure light, then the dash went red and the car died out. Got it home and replaced the alternator and battery. Car started and drove but would flash the battery light at me randomly and tell me to check the...
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    SOS No Crank No Start

    I am brand new to this forum, thank you for accepting me to this forum. This is my first post! I have a 2008 Ford Explorer XLT, 4.0 V6, 4WD. It has 130,000 miles. Here is the list of electrical symptoms I have had recently - starting a month ago it took a few more cranks than usual to start up...
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    Check Charging System/Engine Light

    Hello. My wife and I own a 2013 Explorer Limited 4WD. We love the vehicle, and it is her daily driver. Over the summer, (I would say mid June), without reason or warning, we got a "Check Charging System" alert in one of the MyFord Touch driver's displays. Soon after, the check engine light...
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    Charging system light on

    Replaced the battery at 37,000 miles. At 42,000 miles charging system light is on and steering is impaired. IS there a recall on the system? What do I do?
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    Engine Code P0354 and Weird symptoms

    2 weeks ago, my engine would start trying to stall when I took my foot off the accelerator when pulling up to traffic stop, or quickly taking foot off of peddle ( when revs are low ) The RPM needle would dip to about 400rpm, buzzer come on, Engine would either stall or nearly stall. Last...
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    94 Sport-battery not staying charged

    I have had this issue for the past year and cannot find a fix. The only way to get my 94 Explorer Sport to start is if I jump it off. I have a brand new 10 year battery from Costco, the alternator tested good, and I changed out the entire battery cables from the battery to the starter. The...
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    Alternator not charging battery

    I've searched and read the other posts about this but am still stumped. My newly replaced alternator is not charging my battery. I'm having to charge my battery every night until I resolve this. Here's a list of things I've done so far: 1994 Explorer XLT, 4.0 litre. Symptoms: Alternator...
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    Check Charging System Message - Explorer periodically won't start

    I hope I'm posting this in the right place. My husband and I have a 2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer edition. We have been having a problem where the truck simply won't start. The engine will turn over, but it won't start up. We get a "Check Charging System" error message on the dash. Here's...
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    '99 XLS - Alternator problem

    I have a 1999 explorer xls 4.0 sohc and today i was driving when all of the sudden the stereo shut off and all the accesories (such as power windows and locks) stopped working. I still drove it for another 15 mins til i got home then shut it off and it would not start again. I jumped it and it...
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    alternator light/charging system issue I've got a brand new battery, brand new alternator. Cleaned all of the connections really well, hooked up all of the wires and double checked my work. Belt is not slipping, no frayed wires or anything. Yet I'm still getting an alternator light on the dash and the voltage is not going up...