Can someone help me figure out why my 2003 focus zts is losing electrical power.

Asked by Jun 08, 2012 at 08:48 AM about the 2003 Ford Focus ZTS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car just began problem. Would not start so I boosted it and got it started. Then when I attempted to use power window switch or turn blower fan on car engine died.

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alternator may be going out

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Check wire connections at alternator. Clean the battery connections. It could be a bad battery also.

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jump it off and take it to an auto parts store that will test your charging system for free. advanced auto does this

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Best Answer

Thanks to everyone that gave a suggestion. The negative side of battery was not getting a good connection.

check the alternator where the positive battery cable is connected, possible burned out. If it is do not buy aftermarket, buy the original.

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Charging system is not putting out or your battery is shorting out internally.

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