My battery gauge do down when I stop and up when I speed up

20

Asked by Jul 31, 2013 at 05:37 PM about the 2006 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I replace the alt,battery, check the wires for
lose connection and it still do it. Does
anyone ever had this problem.  Please help

3 Answers

7,105

You have either #1 - a bad electrical connection, #2 - a bad ground, or #3 - a bad alternator again. Yes I have purchased "newly rebuilt", but bad alternators thru numerous auto parts retailers over the past 25 years.

Best Answer Mark helpful
20

How would a ground go bad... where you think it could be a bad electrical connection?

7,105

Grounds can be bad due to no "metal to metal" clean connection or the connector itself, though looking good on the outside is green with oxidization and rotted on the inside, not letting it complete the circuit all the time.

Your Answer

Mustang

Looking for a Used Mustang in your area?

CarGurus has 42,276 nationwide Mustang listings starting at $1,300.

ZIP:

Ford Mustang Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,540
  • #2
    Bob Beaman
    Reputation
    1,250
  • #3
    COMETGUY61
    Reputation
    1,090
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Charger
427 Great Deals out of 27,562 listings starting at $1,650
Used Chevrolet Corvette
235 Great Deals out of 22,106 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Shelby GT500
610 listings starting at $21,000
Used Ford F-150
2,130 Great Deals out of 181,862 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW 3 Series
1,015 Great Deals out of 31,225 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Wrangler
266 Great Deals out of 15,736 listings starting at $2,997
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,080 Great Deals out of 181,410 listings starting at $1,898
Used Honda Civic
790 Great Deals out of 76,991 listings starting at $888
Used Nissan 350Z
64 Great Deals out of 1,203 listings starting at $3,917
Used Honda Accord
1,028 Great Deals out of 61,605 listings starting at $999

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Mustang For Sale
45 Great Deals out of 21,218 listings starting at $18,839
2016 Ford Mustang For Sale
192 Great Deals out of 3,820 listings starting at $15,391
2015 Ford Mustang For Sale
103 Great Deals out of 3,179 listings starting at $13,988
2014 Ford Mustang For Sale
78 Great Deals out of 3,019 listings starting at $9,000

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.