ELECTRIC OVERLOAD STOP SAFELY : warning on a FORD FOCUS 1.6 ZETEC 2011
2011 Ford Focus 1.6 ZETEC

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scott hendry
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Mar 13, 2021 (1 month ago)
This warning came up as my steering got heavy and the car slowed down , I was doing about 20 miles an hour at the time. ELECTRIC OVERLOAD PLEASE STOP SAFELY
I have noticed this fault reported on Electric cars but mine is a petrol ??

Car details
Car: Ford Focus
Variant: 1.6 ZETEC
Model Year: 2011
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
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18,352 points

Mar 13, 2021 (1 month ago)
I would get your alternator charging rate checked and possibly battery condition also if needed .
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scott hendry
Driver
1 points

Mar 13, 2021 (1 month ago)
thanks it was a new battery about 6mths ago but ill get the alternator checked .
thanks again !!
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whittingehame
Legend
18,352 points

Mar 13, 2021 (1 month ago)
If the alternator has been over charging it can damage the battery .
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scott hendry
Driver
1 points

Mar 13, 2021 (1 month ago)
I'll get them checked , thanks again !
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