99 Windstar 130k miles, background- driving on expresway, abs light comes on, continue driving, make two stops, 2nd stop 3hours, come out abs light is out, drive 5 miles abs light comes on, notice headlights going dim than out. Stop ( cant see ) shut off van ( mistake ) Battery dead, Jump start all well, 5 min later headlights go out, interior light goes and stays on, slow drive home. Put new battery in, drive 15 miles, battery dead, Put in new alternator. All fine rest of day, start and stop with 3-4 hour breaks. Next morning battery dead-- odometer and raido reset, jump, starts right up, all day fine, next mouning DEAD. Put volt meter between neg terminal and cable ( series ) 12.5 volts-- a short. Pull EVERY fuse and relay, inside and in the high power box in engine compartment. Still a short, even disconected the alternator. Where do I look next?
Saturday, September 22nd, 2007 AT 2:29 PM