I have a 2002 Ford Windstar, mileage 61,234, garage kept and in excellent condition.
On 6/30/12, I went to take the car out but the system was completely dead. We put a charge on the battery overnight to no avail. We then replaced with a new battery and it started right up (7/1/12). The car ran well until 7/18/12 (17 days) when the system again was completely dead.
This time I had the car towed to the Ford garage where they kept it for 2 days and could not find a problem. They installed another new battery (charging parts and labor). The car drove well again until 8/15/12 (less than a month) when the styem was dead again.
The car was towed back to the Ford gagage and kept for another 2 days. They said the electrical system was checked completely and they could find nothing wrong. They put a charge on their battery and told me to drive the car at least twice a week. That’s where we stand at this time.
I am not satisfied with their diagnosis and would appreciate any suggestions or comments you may have about this problem.