what's the cause?

Asked by Jan 03, 2016 at 07:20 AM about the 1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUV

Question type: General

I have a 96 explorer xlt, when it is cold out, the lights dim, and kind of blink
until it gets warmed up. any suggestions?

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Have yor battery load tested, and also check your alternator to see if its charging correctly.....

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Clean all the battery cable connections, including where the ground attaches to the engine.

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