2005 Ford Freestar battery light

Tiny
JERED615
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  • 2005 FORD FREESTAR
  • 200,000 MILES
When we start the van the battery light flashes the rpms drop and the car runs rough and then it straightens out and runs fine and sometimes when you stop at a intersection it tries to die but hasnt yet. What could this be?
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Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 AT 7:21 AM

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Tiny
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Are you sure that it's the battery light and not the Check engine light?
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Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 AT 7:43 AM
Tiny
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Yes I'm sure
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Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 AT 7:52 AM
Tiny
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Then you need to monitor the battery voltage with a digital voltmeter when it does this and see what the voltage is doing
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Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 AT 7:59 AM
Tiny
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Ok I will do that thank you
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Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 AT 8:02 AM

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