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Charging problem On a saab 2004 9-3 I replaced the altenator but still no charge, i get on display battery is not charging, I took the altenator back to the store and said was ok, i checked battery cable seems ok, any ideas anybody.(the two small wires are pluged in altenator and red cable as well) Thank you

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  • Anonymous Oct 07, 2008

    I have same problem. Had alternator and starter replaced for $1000 and exact problem still exists. Starts fine if engine cool, but if I drive and turn it off and then try starting again shortly after....I get the problem with Battery Not Charging. I read in another article it might be a sensor?











































  • b_fluter Oct 22, 2008

    I think I am currently dealing with the same problem...Do you have the article about the sensor?

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It could possibly be the earth cables from the battery, if the circuit is not made then it will not charge the battery, try to find all points were there is a wire that is bolted to the chasis remove them and clean them up, using a bit of vasaline when you re-fit the bolts would help to create a better current as well.

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Check your ignition switch it may not be making contact w/ alt trigger wire

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Battery was tested at the store, they said was charging ok.

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Have u had the battery tested? sometimes they develope bad cells

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