Question about 2003 Ford Escape
The battery light stays on for a while after starting and sometimes comes back on for a bit while driving. We just replaced the battery thinking that was the problem but it's still happening. Is the next step to replace the alternator (costly)?
Yup..it is the alternator. you don't normally repair alternators there right? it could be a diode problem or a regulator problem.
if you know how to replace the diode assembly in your alternator then you can try and also the IC regulator also could be the bad part.
you may want to check the simplest thing....the belt. if you have loose alternator belt then it could just be that one.( least of all cost )
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