Why wont my car battery stay charged and why does it idle high

Marlana Jones

Asked by May 16, 2016 at 07:52 AM about the 2006 Ford Taurus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car wont stay charged after
getting jumped off and it idles high
what could it be

1 Answer


Battery is DONE over 60 months old? or Alternator is worn out (possibly cables or wires) have it checked with a multimeter 13.2- 14.8 volts output from alternator to battery terminals when vehicle is running

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