Battery won't charge

RobinandJim Hamilton

Asked by Feb 09, 2016 at 08:22 PM about the 2002 Ford Taurus LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a maltimeter it's 12.54 on the alt.and battery  
but the new alt. Won't charge the battery

1 Answer

Tom Demyan

With the car off , probe the battery, should be 12.4V, with engine on, it should read 14V. Remove the alternator and swap for another, remanufactured Alternators are hit and miss.

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