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87 f-350 battery problems

Got a brand new battery for the truck,the battery indicator light only goes half way up?

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  • krowraven7 Oct 02, 2008

    the needle is in the middle of the gauge..and I thought it would be at the full mark...

  • krowraven7 Oct 03, 2008

    oh..ok..well that's a relief thank you

  • krowraven7 Oct 03, 2008

    ok..

    the second problem I'm having is the trucks stops every 20-25 miles going down the highway..do I need to change the fuel pump/filter?


  • krowraven7 Oct 03, 2008

    ok thank you..its gas yes..

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    What do you mean by half way up?

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It is supposed to be in the middle of the gage.if it is at what you call the full mark it is over charging.

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  • Castle Towery Oct 03, 2008

    if you have an autozone in your area they can test the alternator while on the truck.it should be around 12-14 amps.but if you are not having any trouble and the needle stays around the middle of the gage you are good to go.

  • Castle Towery Oct 03, 2008

    the fuel filter is always the best place to start and the cheapest. if it is a diesel change the fuel and air filter and also drain the water/fuel separator. if it is gas then change the fuel filter.

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