Dealer has been no help and cannot find drain. They provide your Ford with dependable power across a wide range of conditions. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. Then soon after, my battery started draining. I have tested the battery and alternator and they both work fine. The video above shows you how to replace the battery in your 2009 Ford Focus.
First battery died after 8666 miles. We recommend changing the battery in Fords every 4 years. Still new battery would drain every 3 days to a week. All registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Problem started at 600 miles and still persists at 31k. Maybe this third battery will last.
We offer batteries from high-quality brands like Duralast and Optima, so you know you're getting a top-notch product. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. Ford needs to put their brains together and figure out what's wrong. A sticker that is applied during production will need to be removed in order to see the serial number. On your original Ford battery, the first two characters in the code are a letter and a number. My alternator died and I needed replacement. Happened several times after 3-4 months of purchase, then seemed not to have the problem for close to 8 months, then back again.
. My 2009 Ford Escape driver power seat started giving me problems on Jan 2015 at around 71,000 kilometers. In some Focuss, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. Aside from this, the engine's are relatively reliable and possess good, honest performance characteristics. Every year in the winter the battery goes dead. Store pricing may vary from the price advertised on BatteriesPlus.
Then after a few hours take another reading andsee if the voltage has dropped. You also need to check wheel cylinders and calipers. If that is alright, refit the battery to the car. Since I was back on my home town I went to a good friend that is a mechanic and he fixed it for real. If the battery is discharging then ou will have to find what componant is drawing the voltage.
The number is the last digit of the year of manufacture. Car batteries store the energy produced by your alternator to allow the car to start. After replacing, the light would come on and off at times. Has anyone else had this problem? If its charging capacity drops too low, it may not hold enough power to start your vehicle. This has happened 5 times in the last 8 months.
Ford did not have an answer the first time and the still do not have an answer. Try this and may work for you. Duracell is a registered trademark of Duracell U. Replacing the battery in your Focus involves removing the terminals. Battery charging and engine diagnostic testing are also provided free of charge, leaving you with the confidence that you came to the right place to upgrade your pick-up's functionality. Here you will find the plant at which the engine was produced as well as the build number build number is the last 7 digits of the number posted just above the lower bar code. Thank the Lord I have brothers that know their way around vehicles because if it needs another battery they will put it in for me.
Posted on Sep 29, 2009 load test batteries if it only does this with blower motor it may be overdrawing partly shorted out load it up with light, wipers, washers, interior lights,etc and monitor gage make sure belt is good and not slipping touch alternator if very hot armature is on its last leg replace alternator if this all chcks out the heater motor is faulty Mar 21, 2011 You need to crawl under the truck and inspect each brake line for leaks. Brought to a auto parts place and they determined it was the baterry and the alternator. I feel they are using stall tactics until it is out of warranty. Strict emissions regulations and the overall questionable reliability of the 6. Hard to believe I stumbled into two defective batteries.
Maybe Ford should check that out. The replacement died after about two weeks, replaced again. The emissions equipment on the 6. The stored energy can also be used when the car isn't running to power electrical accessories. Something is draining the energy out of my car there are a lot of complaints for the door latch could this be a possible cause? Hopefully this helps others with identifying the battery drain poltergeists. The chances are pretty good that you will find a small leak in a line or a wheel cylinder leaking, pay close attention to the rear of the truck because that is normally where these problems occur.
The engine also takes advantage of sequentially mounted twin turbochargers, which provides such benefits as reduced turbo lag and improved overall performance characteristic. If your reading is around 12. Dealer said there is no extra draw on battery. Although the cleanest and most powerful engine supplied to Ford by International, it would also be the last as Ford would begin offering their own design beginning the 2011 model year. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your Focus that you need to replace. They disconnected the power connector to avoid more battery drain. He found out that Ford has an official report for Escapes that when this happens the electric fan behind the radiator are short circuiting, affect direclty the baterry and alternator killing them, and needs replacement.