Re: 1999 Tarus alt light problem
On Mon, 6 Jun 2005 13:22:31 -0500, denkath
>Hi: I have a 1999 Tarus 3.0 L, that has an problem with the alt light
>comming on only on hard acceleration. I have replaced the surpentine
>belt, thinking that it might be slipping, but this did not help.
>Driving normally and accelerating slowly, it does not come on. May not
>be related, but, once and awhile the windshield wipers will start by
>themselves! I have about 112,000 on the car. Could this be a voltage
>regulator problem? Worn bearings? Need to replace altinator or battery?
>Any suggestions will be appreciated! Want to get this fixed before it
>leaves me stranded! Thanks denkath
Your brushes are most likely worn out, for starters.