Battary light on and showing low voltage

Asked by Jun 05, 2017 at 10:08 PM about the 2001 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

ok my batt light is on and showing low voltage. had the alt checked its good
and brand new batt. check fuses all good.I decided to hit my cruise control
sitting still and the light can on them back off turn on the key and back on
and he batt. and low voltage with back to normal. now its come on and off
at times. Starts find and even with lights and wipers on dont saem to
change it. help!!!..

1 Answer


Sounds like the computer is messed up and as the computer controls the charging system your not getting any thing from the alternator, unfortunately the dealer it the only place that can reflash the computer and hopefully resolve your problem.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Ford Ranger Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    Bob Beaman
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Tacoma
28 Great Deals out of 1,343 listings starting at $6,900
Used Ford F-150
524 Great Deals out of 9,893 listings starting at $3,490
Used Nissan Frontier
21 Great Deals out of 660 listings starting at $3,999
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
142 Great Deals out of 12,261 listings starting at $1,895
Used Dodge Dakota
4 Great Deals out of 120 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet S-10
13 listings starting at $5,499
Used Jeep Wrangler
106 Great Deals out of 2,195 listings starting at $6,995
Used Dodge Ram 1500
49 Great Deals out of 475 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Explorer Sport Trac
51 listings starting at $3,280
Used GMC Sierra 1500
157 Great Deals out of 12,074 listings starting at $1,775
Used Ford Mustang
1,021 listings starting at $3,900
Used Toyota Tundra
47 Great Deals out of 1,536 listings starting at $5,999
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
21 Great Deals out of 775 listings starting at $3,500

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Ford Ranger For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 61 listings starting at $4,400
2010 Ford Ranger For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 36 listings starting at $4,900
2009 Ford Ranger For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 42 listings starting at $4,595
2008 Ford Ranger For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 103 listings starting at $3,495
2007 Ford Ranger For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 43 listings starting at $1,288

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.