what happen when your bettery light is show

5

Asked by May 11, 2012 at 10:27 PM about the 2001 Ford Focus ZX3

Question type: General

what happen when your battery light showing

2 Answers

25

your alternator is dieing. need to replace it asap

Best Answer
275

Check with a voltmeter if Your alternator is charging,it can be simply done by holding the two leads of the meter on the battery posts while the engine runs. expect about 14 volts. If there is only twelve it means Your alternator is not charging. It could be a faulty alternator or even a broken wire between the dash light and the alternator. Also check for corrosion on the wire connections on the battery and the alternator.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Focus Questions

Ford Focus Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,230
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 870
#3 Su'ad Barakat
Su'ad Barakat
Reputation 820
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
1,172 Great Deals out of 67,654 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Fiesta
293 Great Deals out of 17,570 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Mustang
719 Great Deals out of 39,137 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Corolla
1,414 Great Deals out of 69,992 listings starting at $988
Used Ford Escape
1,697 Great Deals out of 87,223 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Accord
1,262 Great Deals out of 78,832 listings starting at $969
Used Hyundai Elantra
940 Great Deals out of 53,177 listings starting at $1,450
Used Toyota Camry
1,520 Great Deals out of 101,602 listings starting at $700
Used Nissan Altima
1,346 Great Deals out of 86,047 listings starting at $695
Used Volkswagen Jetta
752 Great Deals out of 30,203 listings starting at $1,100
Used Volkswagen GTI
152 Great Deals out of 6,318 listings starting at $2,299

Used Cars For Sale

2016 Ford Focus For Sale
65 Great Deals out of 24,502 listings starting at $9,999
2015 Ford Focus For Sale
284 Great Deals out of 6,384 listings starting at $8,558
2014 Ford Focus For Sale
424 Great Deals out of 7,900 listings starting at $6,490
2013 Ford Focus For Sale
217 Great Deals out of 4,263 listings starting at $5,250
2012 Ford Focus For Sale
146 Great Deals out of 4,221 listings starting at $1,990