Problem Description and Possible Solution
The battery light may illuminate on the instrument panel because the alternator wire harness connector is damaged. A new connector kit is available and should be installed to correct this concern.
Average mileage: 85,750 (7,000–165,000)
11 people reported this problem
alternator caught on fire at the wireing arness connector! after replaceing supposed batteries and altenators several times i found a recall on my truck no one owner ever address.. it being the connector--this could have killed me even when the truck was not running it ws possible to start on fire-got the recall address and bno further problems
Battery light came on then alternater plug caught on fire. It happened last week and I haven't repaired it yet because I am still trying to figure out the best way to proceed from here, looking for recall Info etc..
I have a 2004 F150 my battery light n it also says check power system. Now I changed alternator still I had the problem then I got a optima battery. My radio started going on and off and dashpanel shut down then comes back on. So now I'm going to try the alternator harness connector n wires. Casuse its sayin check power system. So please someone let me know is this the problem?