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Charging system Not charging! Replaced Alternator and battery, Still not Charging!! The alt guage reads a charge of 14 amps, but not happening. Large amount of corrision, on positive cable! What next!? Thx

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I had a similar problem. We bench tested the alternator and battery... both good. Replaced the battery cables... didin't work. Finally, I found the battery relay (located under the hood on the passengers side) had gone bad. I replaced that and no problems since.

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I had this car about 10 years ago. Loved it!

You must either clean or replace the battery cable. The corrosion is not allowing the charge to get to the battery.

Many parts houses carry a battery post/terminal cleaner that will aid in getting all of the crud away from the terminal.

You should be sure to remove all of the corrosion!

Good luck

Brian

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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