Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - battery light
Thread: battery light
View Single Post
Old 12-09-2012, 11:58 AM   #16
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
Join Date: Jul 2011
Fan#: 88330
Location: Perris, CA
What I Drive: 2001 Green Focus SE Wagon

Posts: 43
FF Reputation: 1 Reefmonster Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I was thinking about the ECU, but this is wierd...It comes on at low idle or when I'm mid-[range, but when I accelerate sharply it goes off. Could the belt be slipping? Or could there be an issue with the belt tensioner letting the accesory belt get slack? Why would the light go off when I accelerate?

I replaced with a brand new Alt from Autozone, and I had O'Reilly, Autozone and Pepboys all check it and they all said that both the battery and alt were fine...anyone?
'The path of Least Resistance' is what makes Rivers and Men Crooked!
-- Ezra Taft Benson
Reefmonster is offline  
    Reply With Quote