Battery keep needing jumped

Asked by Oct 21, 2014 at 11:38 AM about the 1997 Ford Expedition 4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Positive battery cable touch hood. ..
evening went dead

2 Answers

Might have cooked a diode in your alternator..suggest having it (alternator) tested before buying a new one, while you're there get the battery load tested. That's if it runs at all, but I assume so b/c you say it needs a jump. Battery is not being charged and should have warning light on

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Agree With Fordnut, it more than likely cooked the alternator,

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