Problem just started and "check charging systems" keeps popping up in the instrument panel. I have replaced the alternator and it still says it. My battery does not keep a charge.
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2000 Lincoln Continental Question: Power to alternator
Answer #1Tyreguy February 10, 2011, 09:56Master
Have the alterator checked by the place you bought it from, and have them run a test on the battery as well.
You might have recieved a faulty alternator and/or your battery is failing.
Answer #2DaveJHM February 11, 2011, 03:27Master
What Tyreguy said, plus:
Check the wiring connector at the alternator. Look at it carefully to make sure it is not damaged or melted.
Replybexar219, April 08, 2011, 11:36Rookie
checked evevrything and it appears to be okay any other suggestions...
ReplyDaveJHM, April 09, 2011, 00:44Master
Voltage above 14.0; amperage at 70+ -- all at 2000 RPM when performing a test.
Wire connector clean and not burnt, melted or compromised.
That's it. Nothing else to that circuit.