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Replaced battery but wont keep charge.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The instructions for installing a new alternator usually read to fully charge the battery (12.3 - 12.8 volt range). Otherwise, the alternator will be damaged when it initializes. I have seen some extreme damage result from installing a new alternator with a low-charge battery. The torque required to turn an alternator when damaged in this scenario is unbelieveable!
Posted on May 02, 2009
one of the problems could be , you have a bad drain on battery, check charging system,if you disconect battery and hook it back up does it ark if so check all elecrical components for drain
Posted on May 26, 2009
I found the problem YEAH. It was the fuse that is in the side of the fuse box under the hood, Its where the battery wire from the alternator connects thru a fuse to go to the battery, Its one hundred and something volt fuse. It took care of the problem instantly.... Thank you all for your replies...
Posted on Sep 02, 2009
I do not know the part numbers but you have 4 sensors. 2 pre and 2 post catalytic converter. The pre sensors are the most sensitive and are generally the ones to fail. the rear sensors usually have a heater circuit problem. If your just replacing them for routine service interval I would just do the fronts. They connect to the engine wire harness in the front of the transmission pan. You may need an o2 sensor socket to remove the fronts. They are just a 22mm. in size.
Posted on Oct 18, 2009
Testimonial: "Thank you for the reply...I appreciate your time! Will replace front O2 sensors and see if check engine light goes out...thanks again...Jamie."
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