While driving yesterday, my 2005 Ford Explorer XLT truck's battery light came on. It would come on, then go off, go on. Etc. I use cruise control and there weren't any major hills, bumps in the road, or anything else that I could see trigger the light. I immediately took it to a mechanic and they checked my battery and alternator and said both were fine (and of course the battery light never came on for them). I asked them to take it for a drive and re-test it. When they did, they said the battery wasn't charging up like they expected, but the alternator was still fine. They replaced my battery and I picked it up. On my way to work this morning, my battery light came back on (off, on) again. Any ideas what might be causing the issue? It may be a seperate issue, but the truck sometimes has issues recognizing my foot is on the brake and won't shift out of park (I have an automatic).
have the same problem?
Thursday, February 28th, 2013 AT 2:05 PM