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Old 11-15-2009, 04:56 PM
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Default replaced alternator and battery... Still have issues

I was driving on the highway doing about 80 and my battery light came on. I got to an autopart store and had them run there electrical test. I had a feeling it was the alternator and according to there test, I was right.... No output of the alternator....

I bought a new one, installed it, recharged the battery and I'm still showing low voltage on the gauge. I measured the battery and alternator and i have a constant 12.5 volts. Tried a different battery and still have the same issue.

What else can it be? The starter is only about 2 years old. I checked all the connections and everything seems fine... Help
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Old 11-15-2009, 05:20 PM
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Fuse?
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Old 11-15-2009, 05:36 PM
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do you have strong voltage at the alternator? do you have a short some where?
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Old 11-15-2009, 05:38 PM
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Strong voltage everywhere... I used my meter and found a bad 30amp fuse. It was a fuse that linked the voltage back to the battery. Replaced fuse, problem solved Thanks for the fast responses!!
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Old 11-15-2009, 06:11 PM
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either the alternator is not hooked up properly or the fuse / fusible link for the alternator is blown.
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Old 01-24-2010, 11:56 AM
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Strong voltage everywhere... I used my meter and found a bad 30amp fuse. It was a fuse that linked the voltage back to the battery. Replaced fuse, problem solved Thanks for the fast responses!!
What year?
Where was the fuse.

I am getting good voltage on the gauge but the light is on. I dont expect this to be the issue but i checking everything.

Thanks ^_^
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