new altanator new battery no power to battery

Asked by Dec 22, 2015 at 05:54 AM about the 2000 Ford Crown Victoria LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2000 ford crown victoria  I recently had a
battery light come on and as I drive all my gauges
turn off and the car gets really  sluggish  so I took
my altanator off had it tested and it was bad. I
bought a new one from pep boys and the same
thing happened  so I had them run a voltage check  
they said battery is good but no power  was going
to the battery. So i returned  there  altanator and
bought a second one at a tutorial zone and had
them test it before  I put it on. The car drove
grateful for about  20 miles just before I got home
the battery light turned on. At this point  I think it's
a wire thing but when I put the new altanator in my
check engine  light went off. So I'm at a total  loss.

1 Answer

64,185

Check the wire that goes from the alternator to the battery. I think there is a fusible link in it that may have an issue.

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Ford Crown Victoria Experts

  • #1
    Tracy Hooks
    Reputation
    1,970
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,190
  • #3
    Bob Beaman
    Reputation
    870
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercury Grand Marquis
19 Great Deals out of 1,192 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Mustang
270 Great Deals out of 37,082 listings starting at $2,150
Used Lincoln Town Car
24 Great Deals out of 1,358 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Taurus
186 Great Deals out of 15,917 listings starting at $981
Used Chevrolet Impala
397 Great Deals out of 25,595 listings starting at $799
Used Ford Explorer
801 Great Deals out of 64,315 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-150
2,344 Great Deals out of 215,477 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
527 Great Deals out of 36,655 listings starting at $1,375
Used Honda Accord
424 Great Deals out of 101,059 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Camaro
224 Great Deals out of 28,922 listings starting at $3,900
Used Toyota Camry
761 Great Deals out of 70,900 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Ford Crown Victoria LX For Sale
24 listings starting at $1,700
2008 Ford Crown Victoria LX For Sale
13 listings starting at $3,995
2007 Ford Crown Victoria LX For Sale
5 listings starting at $2,995

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.