Re: Intermittent alternator light
I returned the car to the place the alternator was sourced and they found
the lead for 'Smart Charge' to the alternator had rested on a hot surface
and burned through. Spliced an extra bit of wire and all is well.
"Seasider" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I have a focus 1800 diesel (2000, X). The engine starts and runs fine but
>the alternator light will come on randomly, when this first occurred I took
>it to my local garage (not ford dealer) the alternator was changed
>suspecting the regulator. However the same thing is happening after the
>alternator change. The battery is being charged at between 14 and 15.5V.
> I have enquired of the nearest Ford dealer and they say they can put it on
> WDS for £63, but will this solve anything ?
> Any help would be great.