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2001 Lincoln LS electrical system SHUTDOWN

Battery power loss. check charging system.electrical system SHUTDOWN

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  • norcalwindow Sep 30, 2008

    my lincon ls will not accelerate and i just changed the alternator

  • insaneitalia Nov 03, 2008

    i went through a puddle i changed my alternator and battery its been in the shop for 8 days i cant find the cause of my alternator over charging check charging system light comes on when i accelerate let me no plzz i need my car back..

  • robert Jul 19, 2012

    hey people my car was running one minute , i forgot something in the house shut the car down. when i came back turned the key and nothing ! found that the battery in the TRUNK and saw that the cable had come loose ,,,fired right up ! hope this may help somebody


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Change the drive belt and have the voltage regulator in the back of the alternator checked out and also check for any draws on the car anywhere cause this can cause the alternator to over charge trying to keep the battery charged up

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your vehicle electrical system (anything that needs power) runs on the charging system (altenator). The only thing the battery does is start the vehicle unless your charging system is not working then it will use the battery until all the power is gone in it and then you will have nothing, like the symtems you wrote about. It sounds like a classic case of a bad alternator. I would start by charging up your battery and see if it will start then, I'm guessing it will. If it does start check your charging system. Most of your local auto part stores will do this for free for you. To my memory (not perfect though) there isn't a fuse for the altenator so that's most likely what is bad. That's where I would start and that's what i do for a living. I hope this helps you and good luck.

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