I have a 99 Ford explore and put a new battery and alternator in and my battery light Is still on and it's still being drained. What could be wrong with it someone please help?

Asked by Jan 30, 2014 at 07:04 PM about the 1999 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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They sold you a bad alternator or there is a fuse blown for the charging system. Just because it is new doesn't mean it's good.

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If the battery is being drained while driving, the alternator is not producing enough electricity to operated the electrical systems in the vehicle and charge the battery. Have someone with a meter check the alternator while the vehicle is running.

I have same prob. I put new battery alt an still alt is not got any charge goin to battery,has any one herd of the buster goin bad an causeing it not to charge battery?

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