Question about 1997 Ford Crown Victoria
I have replaced the battery and alternator but the battery still wont charge. The car runs fine until the battery drains. I think it is in the headlights.Can the dimmer switch cause this? I Have checked the 30 amp fuse in the front of the car and with the battery ground disconnected I am still getting current, does this meen anything? One more thing this is a retired police interceptor.
In the 1995 and later Crown Victoria's, there is a fuse in the fuseblock that controls the alternator's charging of the battery. If that fuse is blown, your car will drain the battery and cut off as you stated.
Check the fuse block under the hood and the one located on the left driver side above the hood pull.
Posted on Apr 03, 2009
Did you have the alt tested? check battery voltage with car running should have minimum of 13.5 volts when running if not wiring problem from alt to battery
Posted on Aug 03, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 27, 2015 | Cars & Trucks
Dec 19, 2015 | 1997 Ford Crown Victoria
Feb 28, 2015 | 1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria
Oct 22, 2013 | 1998 Ford Crown Victoria
Dec 11, 2010 | 2004 Ford Crown Victoria
Feb 01, 2010 | 1997 Ford Crown Victoria
Nov 10, 2009 | 1984 Ford Crown Victoria
Oct 10, 2009 | 1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria
Jul 26, 2009 | 1998 Ford Crown Victoria
Mar 22, 2009 | 1992 Ford Crown Victoria
650 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: