Question about 1999 Ford Windstar
1999 Windstar 3.8L van Customer Brought Alternator In ;Not Charging On Test Bench. We Replaced It With A Rebuilt Alternator. Customer Replaced Alternator . Returned With Vehicle For Battery Load Test,Which It Failed. Customer Replaced Battery(New).Returned With Vehicle With Charge Light On ;Alternator Charging But Light On. Referred To Dealer To Check Fault Codes(Said Alternator Was At Fault). Replaced With New Alternator ;But Light Still Remained On Even Though Charging Is Normal
Hi, I can't tell you exactly what is wrong because there is too much involved at this point, what with 2 shops working with it, but I can give you some advise on what else to check. On the alternators and the wiring that supports them a small volt charge is taken off one of the slip rings, where the brushes ride, for the purpose of turning out the light. As I remember, this is a yellow wire that runs back to the dash.
To the alternator, it would be one of the wires that plug into the side of the alternator case.
Posted on Nov 27, 2008
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