• Tiny
  • Jerry W

I Have a 2004 ford expedition. 5.4 engine. This has a heavy duty towing package. I just had a towing braking system installed. I tow a camper from time to time which is 8000lb. I think my altenator just went bad. My engine warning was saying check charging system. I recharged the battery and the car started again but it wears down quickly. I called a ford dealer and they seem to think I need a new altenator. They suggested replacing my 110 amp altenator with a 135 amp heavy duty altenator because I tow the camper and they said I could use the extra amps. Is this a good idea? The heavy duty altenator is twice the price as a 110 amp altenator.

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 AT 10:17 AM

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  • Tiny
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It s not a bad idea but it s still your money
And how offend do you use that camper
You re the judge

If I have the money I would do it
Also check the after market
Price may be less for remanufacture one
Good luck

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 AT 8:35 PM

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