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Last week my battery went dead. I bought another battery and it worked briefly before the battery went dead again. I took the battery to Auto Zone and they said it was a good battery. I had them charge it and placed it back in the truck. Between 5 and 10 minutes after I started driving, the battery light started blinking again and then 5 minutes later it went dead. I dont know what the problem could be. The alternator is new so that cant be the problem. What do you think it could be?

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Replace the alternator with another one that is Ford OEM or Ford OEM rebuilt. The alternators that you buy from the discount autoparts stores are not the best quality. I ended up replacing myalternator twice and learned the hard way that they don't use the best electrical componants on there rebuilds.Your battery keeps dying because it's not being recharged by a good working quality alternator

Posted on Jul 28, 2010

  • Jamiel2317 Jul 28, 2010

    Ok. Where can I find that kind of altenator?

  • Anonymous Jul 28, 2010

    You can find the original OEM alternator at this link below. It is more expensive then the aftermarket one but will not fail you

    Alternator, explorer, mountaineer, 95 amp


    Alternator, explorer, mountaineer, 130 amp, 4.0l





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