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#1 mickeyboy

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:23 AM

hi the wifes got a focus 18 zetec instument panel going haywire and on start up the batterys boiling any idears .........xxxx

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#2 artscot79

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 01:29 PM

smart charge has gone and putting major amps into the battery causing it to boil do the dash test and check the voltage it shouldnt be above 14.5 i suspect youres is far above that looks like a new alternators needed also make sure the battery is silver calcium not lead acid as this will also cause the battery to boil see here http://www.petercoop...rt_charging.htm


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