alternaator will not turn on to charge my battery

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Asked by Apr 11, 2017 at 11:15 AM about the 1995 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have checked almost everything i can think of. battery is good and the
alternator but will not charge. checked all the lines grounds and every fuse i
know of. also the battery light wont turn on. the fuse is fine though. what can i
do?

3 Answers

79,275

Check the wires running to the alternator. Check the main positive wire for continuity between the alternator and battery, a lot of times there is a fuse-able link that could be burnt out. Check for broken wires.

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I figured it out yesterday afternoon after about three weeks of trying to figure it out. I tore down my truck and when I put it back together, ford put the fan for the ac and the alternator plugs the same and I had them backwards first time ever seeing two plugs exactly the same on a vehicle thanks though.

79,275

Glad you found it, made you look for the problem tho.

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