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1999 F350 diesel 7.3 single alternator system

(1999 F350 diesel 7.3 single alternator system)Changed my alternator out and still not charging. Engine dies when pos. leads are taken off. Voltage to batteries is 12.2. Does not increase when instruments are turned on. Could it be the fuselinks? Where are the fuselinks?

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  • gyroav8r Oct 16, 2008

    I have the same problem with my 2000 f350. I went to the dealership to look at the schematic and I am trying to find the fuselinks myself. If you solve the problem, can you email me at gyronautical@bellsouth.net.

    Thanks

    Roy Davis

  • BMB5 Nov 28, 2008

    I changed my alternator also and it still doesn't charge! I'm also looking for the problem.

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You may have a bad plug wire to the back of the alternator you can test that with a light tester but when you replace a alternator in a diesel at start up it takes about 35 secands before the unit will kick on

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  • david griffin
    david griffin Apr 07, 2009

    i dont think its the linke i would try testing the plug wire to see if you have power there first

  • gamedover Nov 27, 2010

    what makes it take 35sec. to start charging? is it something in the alt. or is it somewhere between alt. and batts. ?

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