What more could be wrong????????

Asked by Dec 31, 2012 at 08:10 PM about the Ford Explorer

Question type: General

I have a 2001 ford explorer, the battery keeps draining and dieing, I have replaced the battery, the alternator two relay switches and the plugs, the red battery light is still on and it is still registering low. what else could be the problem. The starter  and the belt are fine

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IF your battery light is on, your alternator is not charging your battery properly. Did you just put in a new remanufactured one? What is the voltage at the battery with the car running?

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disconnect your radio and see if that still drains it.

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When you replaced the alternator did you also replace the large 3 way connector that plugs into the alternator? You should have. They're notorious for failure. HTH. -Jim

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