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Alternator wont charge battery at all.

My 89 nissan maxima cut out on me the other day. I was told that on most nissans there is an in line fuse going from the batter to the alternator. I cant find it and need to know how to fix my problem. Please help

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An easy way to fInd out how to fIx thIs Is one. wIl tue vehIcle start at all? If It wIll than start the car and carefully take the posItIve cable off the battery and see If the vehIcle dIes. If It does than you need to replace the alternator because the transformer In the alternator Is out. If the vehIcle does not start all the fuse may be In two places. check the fuse In the car at the fuse panel and or the fuse box under the hood.

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SOURCE: overheating 1989 nissan maxima also radator fan won't come on

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SOURCE: How do I replace the alternator on a 1996 Nissan

This alternator has two mounting bolts, one on top (adjuster) and one at bottom (main bolt) You need to untight the top one but not completely, take the poly belt of. Than take the bottom bolt out and remove top one when holding the alternator. Put the new one in place but this time use the bottom bolt first, do not tight it completely, than put the belt on the pulley and use the top bolt. You will need to tight the bottom bolt, than pull the alternator with some bar but gentle to get the belt tight, hold it and than tight the top bolt.

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