THE BATTERY CANT KEEP A CHARGE HAVE CHECKED THE ...

  • Tiny
  • kacpdc
  • 2002 Ford Windstar
  • 150,000 miles

The battery can't keep a charge, have checked the battery and it is good. Doesnt show any codes when put on the computer. Doesnt want to start, turn over. Usually we can charge it and then it runs good for a week or so and then back to not starting
Could it be the alternator

Saturday, December 29th, 2012 AT 12:00 AM

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  • saturntech9
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Yes it could be the alternator do you have a multimeter to do some testing?

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Saturday, December 29th, 2012 AT 1:48 AM
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Yes how do we test the alternator

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Saturday, December 29th, 2012 AT 2:19 AM
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The van won't start so not sure we can test the alternator

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Saturday, December 29th, 2012 AT 2:48 AM
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Your going to have to charge the battery start it up and see what the voltage reading is at idle at the battery?

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Saturday, December 29th, 2012 AT 3:40 AM

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