Mechanics

FORD BRONCO BATTERY PROBLEM

1989 Ford Bronco • 98,000 miles

Starter stays engaged when key is released on bronco2 2.9 liter v6 have changed starter, solenoid new battery and had alternater test good . Runs fine for 3 starts or so then im stranded again w/dead battery and hanging starter
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Releasedbyaliens
April 6, 2013.



Could also use a vacuum line diagram.

Tiny
Releasedbyaliens
Apr 6, 2013.
What is the voltage at the battery with the engine running

Roy

Drops to 12.2 w/ a brand new battery sir.

Tiny
Releasedbyaliens
Apr 6, 2013.
Then runs for about 20 min radio shuts off or if I turn on lights it dies starter hangs up on retry then of course dead battery

Tiny
Releasedbyaliens
Apr 6, 2013.
You have alternator issues. It should be 14 to 14.5 volts with engine running. This is what is drawing down your battery

Roy