I was driving my ford explorer and all of a sudden the radio lights outside of car shut off then my windshield wipers started going slow and the truck started puttering not letting me eccelerate can anyone tell me why?

Asked by Jan 13, 2014 at 09:21 PM about the 2004 Ford Explorer Limited V8 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Sounds like your alternator is going out. They will do crazy things when it quits charging. Take it to advance or autozone and they will test it for free.

Thanks I will do that asap.

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