Mechanics

FORD RANGER BATTERY PROBLEM

1996 Ford Ranger • 250 miles

Battery indicator goes low while excelerating but is good when idle.
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Papawat1
February 12, 2013.




First check for a slipping drive belt. If that is okay, suspect a defective diode inside the generator. That will show up on a professional load-test as only one third of the rated output is all it will develop, and "ripple" will be very high.

Caradiodoc
Feb 12, 2013.


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