Battery light stays on
2006 Ford Fusion 1.6 tdci zetec

Avatar
rich park
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Apr 5, 2012 (9 years ago)
battery light comes on about 30 seconds after start up and stays on,car has had a new alternator and battery fitted, checked the 3 pin plug to back of alternator which is all ok and volt meter shows car to be charging ok. HELP!!!!!

Car details
Car: Ford Fusion
Variant: 1.6 tdci zetec
Model Year: 2006
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
Replies and Fixes
Avatar
jota1978
Top Fixer
381 points

Apr 5, 2012 (9 years ago)
Check the tension (and condition)of the auxcillary drive belt (fan belt). If its slipping, it will cause the battery light to come on.

This problem is archived

If you're having a similar problem please click below to re-post this problem, you can then customise it to suit your situation.


Options for fixing the problem

Fix the problem yourself

If you need parts to do the job head over to Euro Car Parts to find the parts you need.

  • Free UK Delivery
  • 365 Day Returns
  • Free Click and Collect
Find a Local Mechanic

Use our AutoInsider Find A Specialist search, find garages and mobile mechanics near you.

Simply enter your postcode, select the required specialist areas and view your results.


AutoInsider AI Robot picture

You might find these links to parts and similar problems helpful in solving this problem.
AIBot

Having a problem with your Ford Fusion?

Tell us about your Fusion problem