I replaced the alternator and a new battery and the battery will not hold a charge

Asked by Feb 29, 2016 at 07:01 PM about the 2006 Ford Focus ZX3 SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replaced alternator battery can still
  Replaced alternator battery still a challenge Will not hold a charge what can
be wrong

1 Answer

58,605

There may be a parasitic draw on the battery. You would have to have a volt meter to check it. They have a video on you tube to describe how to check for this.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Focus Questions

Ford Focus Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,300
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,020
#3 Su'ad Barakat
Su'ad Barakat
Reputation 890
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Fusion
952 Great Deals out of 79,235 listings starting at $900
Used Honda Civic
477 Great Deals out of 80,892 listings starting at $558
Used Ford Fiesta
97 Great Deals out of 15,313 listings starting at $3,895
Used Toyota Corolla
740 Great Deals out of 74,267 listings starting at $1,991
Used Ford Mustang
331 Great Deals out of 45,576 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Accord
680 Great Deals out of 82,245 listings starting at $500
Used Mazda MAZDA3
205 Great Deals out of 29,503 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Escape
1,048 Great Deals out of 93,046 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Elantra
473 Great Deals out of 51,364 listings starting at $1,699
Used Toyota Camry
823 Great Deals out of 90,653 listings starting at $1,300
Used Volkswagen GTI
88 Great Deals out of 5,790 listings starting at $2,300
Used Nissan Altima
780 Great Deals out of 77,241 listings starting at $470
Used Chevrolet Malibu
768 Great Deals out of 88,062 listings starting at $1,900

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Focus For Sale
23,964 listings starting at $11,899
2016 Ford Focus For Sale
88 Great Deals out of 7,211 listings starting at $9,459
2015 Ford Focus For Sale
108 Great Deals out of 5,100 listings starting at $7,977
2014 Ford Focus For Sale
149 Great Deals out of 6,721 listings starting at $5,584
2013 Ford Focus For Sale
62 Great Deals out of 2,853 listings starting at $4,498