Electrical problems

Asked by Oct 09, 2016 at 11:40 AM about the 2011 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab

Question type: General

my truck started yesterday as normal then
died while backing out of carport now I
have no power at the ignition switch.
Cigarette lighter, aux power supply and
inside lights stillwork. No emergency
flashers, blinkers,Windows nothing coming
on the instrument cluster. Any ideas ?

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Get a 12V test light or a multi-meter and beginning backward from the battery. Check battery connections for proper contact first. If there is absolutely no voltage anywhere, check positive wire to fuse panel for current.

One of the wires that plugs into the side of the fuse panel was loose, Auto Zone was telling me probably a bad altenator!! $469 for one!!! Luckily my key was in the ignition so my door finger started chiming while I was wiggling wires!! Thanks a lot OJ!!!

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