how can you tell that alternator does't work

Asked by Jul 01, 2017 at 05:40 PM about the 2009 Ford Edge

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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If it is getting food stamps, that is a pretty good indication.

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Have it tested at a local auto parts store such as O'reilly Auto Parts or similar. This is a free service.

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The battery light might be on. If you have a voltmeter the voltage would be below 12.5V and dropping.

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