2005 Ford Explorer Q&A
2005 Ford Explorer Question: check charging system
My check charging system warning keeps beeping at me. I bought the truck used in April 2008, within the first week had to replace the battery; April 2009 had to replace the alternator; Auguest 2010 replaced battery again. Replaced all belts March 2011. So far nothing is making the warning beeps go away. There seems to be no rhym or reason for when it goes of. It is happening now everytime I drive the truck and stays on more often. The indicator for the battery on the gages doesn't move. Not sure what the problem is or how to get it fix and don't want to keep replacing alternators and batteries. - jo5an5ma5
Check charging system is a result of a problern with the alternator and/or the wiring connector to the alternator. Not very complex - I would verify all connections first - check the rectifier connector at the alternator. Then, perform a test of peak amperage and voltage. This will clearly show what is not functioning properly. Good luck. - DaveJHM
The check charging system message comes on and goes off while driving. Two auto shops checked the battery and alternator...
then shut off and then I turn on again and it seems ok - I put in a new battery but I dont' know if it is the alternator or what- I don't want to waste money on the alternator if it is something el...
...r it . as soon as i tried to turn the explorer on again , it would not start and i noticed the check charging system light is on. The truck just cranks but it just doesnt seem to do anything but that. I tried to...
...the truck,at first i turned key and only lights come on panel but no signs of starting and the check charging system would turn on everyday couple times