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it is probably your wire harness check it out quick Rocky_B - See my entry here for more things you might want to check: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_could_be_wrong_if_the_battery_light_stays_on_and_the_battery_still_runs_down_on_a_1996_windstar_after_installing_a_new_battery_and_alternator

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Q: What could be wrong if the battery light stays on and the battery still runs down on a 1996 Contour GL after installing a new battery and alternator?
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