Question about Ford Windstar
Check the main alternater wire, it should have 12volt and the other socket have two small wire, one is when you on ignition they should have 12 volt another one ypu put to earth battery light come that mean alternator worn out. can you understand l mean .thank you
Posted on Apr 02, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Your alternator is not putting out any power. To check the alternator, when the motor is running, check the voltage at the battery. If the voltage is not between 13.8 and 14.2 volts, the alternator is malfunctioning. Chances are that the alternator killed your last battery. Make sure that the belt is at the proper tension so that the alternator is producing the voltage neccessary to charge the battery.
Posted on May 17, 2009
The compressor is the same but it may have a different pulley and the plug may be indexed on the wrong side. If you have a set of snap ring pliers you can put your coil and pulley on that compressor or it may already be the same ones just make sure you put the plug where it is on your original compressor.
Posted on May 18, 2008
buy a charge hose and pag46 oil charge/and freon about 3 cans 134a/u may not need all the cans but just in case its empty .//look for large ac line/hose and follow it to the small service port this is where u charge, the small line/hose with the large port is no t ur concern u can only hook up to low side ,,,,with ac on and engine running high blower max air,recerculation button on charge system untill ac stops cycleing on and off then charge about a 1/2can/dryer(large can looking thing should get very cold/more freon does not mean more cold so dont over do it
Posted on Jun 30, 2009
If it's a 3.8 it should have a 130 amp alternator. Sounds like you have a 110 amp alternator and not putting out enough amperage. Ecm thinks that since it's only getting 110 amps instead of 130 amps, something is wrong, so it's warning you that there is a problem.
Posted on Feb 27, 2010
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