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WON'T START, BATT READS ZERO

AFTER REPLACING RADIATOR, THE BATTERY SUDDENLY READS ZERO. IT TAKES A JUMP PERFECTLY BUT DOESN'T SEEM TO CHARGE NOW. WHEN RUNNING, WHEN FAN COMES ON, THE ENGINE DIES.

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  • JCSIMM Sep 13, 2008

    I FEEL LIKE A DUMMY. ME, THE PERFECTIONIST[HA-HA!!!], FORGOT TO RECONNECT THE HARNESS CONNECTOR ON THE ALTERNATER.

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BATTERY IS LESS THAN 6 MONTHS OLD. I WILL RECHECK CONNECTIONS AGAIN.
THANKS, JIM

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

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First i would look to see how old the battery is. i would check connections and if no problem found and battery over 3 years old i would replace it

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    paul erickson Sep 14, 2008

    i understand some times you just need someone to get ideas from we all do it, i have a friend that works a a ford dealer and we talk all the time and bounce idea off each others heads. alot of the time it just comes down to somthing overlooked.
    have a great day
    paul


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