Battery gauge jump to high side

Asked by Jun 14, 2017 at 09:26 PM about the 2002 Ford Mustang Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Battery gauge is jumping to high side

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CHECK ALL BATTERY CABLES..CHECK ALT FOR CHARGING SUCH AS A BAD DIODE

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New battery and new alt

Battery and alt are brand new

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Test the voltage at the battery with engine running. This voltage should be somewhere between 13.5 and 14.7 volts. If it is higher than that the alternator is overcharging and the cause needs to be found.

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Which would be the voltage regulator in the alternator.

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