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1998 Chevy Blazer

A couple of times, the truck would just stop but could be started without problem. It happened again and with a jump it started up but died again after a few miles. We tried buying a new battery and it sounds like it's just about to turn over but won't. My husband and brother-in-law think it's something electrical. Could that be a reason why it wouldn't turn over?

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It sounds to me as though you may have an alternator concern and when it is running all it using is the battery and will die when the battery runs down.I would charge the battery up and start the truck then using a digital volt meter and take a voltage reading at the battery with the lights on and the engine running it should read between 13.1 volts and 15 volts if it doesnt you probably need an alternator.
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Jim

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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