Dynamo issue

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Asked by Jun 07, 2012 at 05:10 AM about the 2002 Ford Mustang Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a mustang 2002 V6
i was told i have a clog in my fuel pump
and they recommended me the fuel filter cleaner by STP

i put it all in the petrol tank and they said now speed up
empty the tank

i went 200km/h  (top speed)
smoothly
then the car had a glitch
i slowed down
2 days later i find out this battery sign blinking
and my dynamo is over ....
and spark wire

any recommendation to what and which part do i buy and put in??

9 Answers

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The battery light indicted a charging issue. Check out the alternator and see if it is charging properly. If it is indeed not working correctly, you will have some drivability issues. Not sure what you mean by Dynamo, can you explain?

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over here we call it dynamo well basically once the car starts it runs on that "dynamo thingi" i think its called the alternator or i dont know i changed sparks plugs and spark wires and air filer and fuel pump and filter but when i am at full stop on "D" Gear the car RPM lowers and the car vibrates ..... makes the car have a bad launch while in round abouts ... FML

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YOU CAN TAKE THE ALTENATOR TO KRAGEN AUTO PARTS, AND THEY CAN CHECK/TEST IT FOR YOU. IT'S USUALLY REAL INEXPENSIVE IF NOT FREE. DYNAMO IS BASICALLY THE CONTACT BRUSHES{POINTS}

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Going to have a heck of a time-finding a KRAGEN,over seas.....Yes,a dynamo,is the alternater.

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YEAH, AND THEY MIGHT JUST HAVE KRAGEN IN ENGLAND, IF NOT IT HAS ANOTHER NAME. STILL I THINK HE UNDERSTANDS AUTO PARTS STORE.

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if dynamo is the contact mushing on the alternator then its really easy just to swap those out, ive had the same alternator for 300,000 miles i just keep on replacing the 'dynamo'

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aaite thanks guys got it fixed but there is something still missing when the car is at full still it lags before catching speed like missing i think

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clean your throttle body it should fix the rough idle and better launch

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55

i cleaned the throttle body but i still have the same issue :S here is what i did spark plugs change spark plugs wire changed throttle body cleaned fuel filter changed fuel pump changed and i still have that glitch! do i need to change gasket ?

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