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While driving our 2002 Ford Explorer we slowly began to lose voltage. We had the alternator checked and it was bad, so we replaced it. The truck ran fine for 1 week then the same problem happened again, this time we lost voltage all at once and the truck went dead. ABS system, power steering, all gages, gearing, etc. wouldn't work. Once we had it towed home, we left it sit for about an hour in the driveway. Then, we went out to push it in the garage and my husband decided to see if it would start. The truck started and ran fine, with full voltage on the gage. Any suggestions on what might be wrong or what to have checked out next? Battery tested fine also.

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    Fernand Luc Bergeron Jan 02, 2011

    the starter might be at fault. when hot, it grounds. once it cools down, it's good. test starter motor

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Check battery wires for looseness, disconnect battery wires and wire brush them real good, then reconnect them securley

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