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1999 ford explorer: Battery gauge is no longer at the halfway mark, is now fluctuating toward low What could be causing this? Thank you

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Could be a bad battery, or your alternator is ging out.check the voltage on battery after you charge it if it is low check your alternater and see what voltage your have there also.

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Your problem with your gauge going down lower then it used to be sounds like the alternator brushes are getting worn i would 1.try a voltage meter see if you are getting at least 13.8 or higher if not sounds like time to change altenator or change the voltage regular and brushes with new if your not handy with a wrench then just get a remanufactured altenator good luck!

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