when do you know that your alternator is bad on 2000 mercury mountaineer ill a light come on and where it's

Asked by Mar 04, 2015 at 07:09 PM about the 2000 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD 4WD SUV

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http://www.fordservicecontent.com/Ford_Content/catalog/owner_guides/96ecoog1e.pdf Page 74.a symbol that looks like a battery-- a box with a - and + in it will light when charging system fault is detected, on the instrument cluster. Turn your key to 'run' but don't start the car, you should see it

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you can also test it with a multimeter

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engine running meter set to dc voltage. red lead to pos black to neg. should read more than 14v.

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