07 FORD TAURUS is not charging & the battery light is off. Key on battery test & light on.

Asked by Jul 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM about the 2007 Ford Taurus SEL Fleet

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

2,625

Check the positive side of the battery and make sure there is no corrosion and the wire going from the battery and alternator is secure, I would also check the ground from the battery to the chassis. The single wire on the back of the alternator is what charges the battery, could be a small plug or a rubber cover, usually red to signify "HOT" or power. Make sure it's charging around 13 volts.

Yes, what’s unusual is the charge indicator light does not show not charging though a search shows this may be normal for Fords like Taurus! Only about 41k miles though it has the daytime running lights.

Your Answer

Ford Taurus Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,250
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    2,040
  • #3
    lightGear
    Reputation
    1,960
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Fusion
971 Great Deals out of 67,785 listings starting at $1,900
Used Chevrolet Impala
544 Great Deals out of 35,192 listings starting at $900
Used Dodge Charger
432 Great Deals out of 28,174 listings starting at $2,490
Used Ford Explorer
915 Great Deals out of 67,921 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Mustang
589 Great Deals out of 36,206 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford F-150
2,565 Great Deals out of 195,338 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chrysler 300
313 Great Deals out of 17,992 listings starting at $990
Used Chevrolet Malibu
982 Great Deals out of 65,935 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
1,026 Great Deals out of 57,887 listings starting at $1,099
Used Toyota Camry
929 Great Deals out of 80,593 listings starting at $1,440
Used Ford Focus
802 Great Deals out of 55,008 listings starting at $800
Used Ford Edge
886 Great Deals out of 52,093 listings starting at $1,745
Used Nissan Maxima
266 Great Deals out of 22,818 listings starting at $1,499
Used Lincoln MKZ
138 Great Deals out of 12,619 listings starting at $2,900

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Taurus For Sale
4,929 listings starting at $16,995
2016 Ford Taurus For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 1,634 listings starting at $12,000
2015 Ford Taurus For Sale
34 Great Deals out of 1,426 listings starting at $9,700
2014 Ford Taurus For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 1,147 listings starting at $6,900
2013 Ford Taurus For Sale
34 Great Deals out of 1,217 listings starting at $6,599

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.