If your headlights, horn and everything work, I would have the ignition switch checked out. Make sure you checked all ingition fuses and relays first.
Clean both battery cables and check the connections on the alternator. If it continues, go to auto zone and have the alternator checked.
It may need replacing or it can be the alternator is overcharging the battery. Have the charging system checked out. The alternator should output from 13.5 to 15.5 volts with the engine running at idle.
Could be. But it might be an alternator problem instead of a batery problem. You need a good alternator to keep the bttery recharged. I wouldn't run out and buy a battery without getting the alternator checked.
Have you had the alternator checked? If an alternator is not working it can acually drain your batt. big time fast.
Is it charging, if not have you checked wiring to alternator.
have the alternator and the battery checked
Simple, have the alternator checked and if it is okay, check the alternator circuit to the battery
Can be the battery is defective and needs replacing or the alternator is weak and needs replacing. Have your charging system checked. Most auto parts stores will do this for free.
Probably loose drivebelt. or alternator belt of it is seperate.
There is no problem...the problem was the alternator. You have fixed the problem.
Sometimes a weak diode within the alternator can cause this. Your alternator may test out fine but have it checked anyway. I hope this helps you. Mark get your alternator checked out as it sounds to me like its on the way out
Because your alternator starts to generate more power as you accelerate, as opposed to an engine at low speed or idle. The car reads this extra voltage from the alternator, which is trying to charge the battery, and tells the light to go off. This is not normal on a vehicle with an alternator. You need to have the alternator checked as it more than likely needs replacing.
Disconnect it. let it cool and replace it. If you battery is boiling that is an indication the alternator is overcharging the battery. Have the alternator checked at any auto parts store.
I am no mechanic, however this is a 2 part fix. First the battery is shot, so replacing this is one part. The next is a little more complicated. You should take your vehicle to autozone or somwhere similar and get the alternator checked out. It sounds like this may need replacing as well. Like I said start with the battery, as this is the cheapest, but get the alternator checked out as well, or you would just waste the money on blowing another battery if the alternator is the problem. Best of luck!
Wires between Alternator and Battery, and between Alternator plug connector and fuse box etc.
If it were the ignition switch, the vehicle would not start even with a jump. The battery is either not holding a charge or the alternator is not providing the charge to the battery. You can have the battery and the alternator checked (usually free of charge) at an auto parts store,
Your alternator is defective and not recharging the battery. Have the alternator checked.
Check the battery with a vom meter while the engine is running. It should read about 14.5 volts and if so the alternator is working, than have the battery checked Now if the meter does not read 14.5 volts, have the battery, and the alternator checked. If they both check out okay, the problem is in the battery or the alternator circuit on the vehicle.
Battery light usually means alternator not charging. Most common solutions would be be a bad alternator, bad connection, or loose alternator belt. If the battery and alt test ok than check the connections to the alternator and battery.
Get the alternator checked before your battery goes dead.
The gauge inside is telling you how many volts your alternator is putting out, not yoru battery. Go have your alternator tested to see if it is putting out 14 volts or more...........if not, you are drawing more current out of the battery then what the alternator is replacing and you are going to end up with another dead battery. They can test alternators at Autozone for free or you can go get a multi meter and test it yourself. Have the alternator checked.
Have the charging system checked. Possibly loose or corroded wiring, a loose alternator belt, or a bad alternator.
The alternator is over charging. you need to have the charging sytem checked.
The battery light isn't an indicator that the battery is always bad. What the light should really be is a picture of an alternator, but most people wouldn't recognize that. Have the alternator checked off the vehicle to make sure it is good, then have it checked on the vehicle, (many places like Auto Zone do this for free). If it's not charging on the vehicle, you could have an alternator fuse bad or your car might even have an inline fuse between the alternator and battery. Many Ford products have a large fusible link between the alternator and battery, and if it's bad, there is no power going to the battery from the alternator. Good Luck!!!!