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Alternator My 2000 C70 was not cranking properly,after taking it to local dealership they said it was my battery being 8yrs old. They changed the battery and 6 days later the car cut off while driving. After letting battery build back up it would crank and drive a few more miles then cut back off. I took my volt meter and checked the wire on the back of Alt. while car was running and only had 10 volts DC. Ineed to know the best way to get the Alt. off of the engine. The dealership said it is a 3hr job and will cost $725.

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  • BradinSD Oct 19, 2008

    I have a 2001 C70 and it is doing the same thing. I took it to the dealer and they said it needs a new battery. I went cheap and replaced the battery on my own. After charging the new battery it will start and idle, but it will not rev up when I push on the pedal.



    If I hook my new battery to another battery with jumper cables it will rev up just fine and as soon as I pull the jumper cables in wont rev up again. It will just continue to idle.



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If u can post a picture of under the hood, then i could help ya. Sometimes, if ur lucky, the connector from the alternator to the battery gets dirty. Try unplugging it and cleaning it( DO NOT USE BRAKE CLEANER FLUID, IT MELTS PLATIC CONNECTORS),also check for rust or grime, and while ur at it, check the wire from the battery to the alternator. Sometimes the wire can break but since its isolated in plastic, u won't really see if it is broken. Do a continuity test on that wire with a multi meter. Good luck.

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