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Ok let see if anyone can figure this problem out for me. I have a 1987 F250 with a 460. Im having a problem with it not charging the battery. I have all the correct voltage at the battery posts, battery wires, even the alternator. it just wont send the charge back to the battery. Also the battery lite doesnt come on when you turn the key to the on position.I have replaced the battery, atlernator, battery cables, even the whole cluster in the dash, and Im still having a problem with it not charging and the battery lite still doesnt come on..(The regulater is on the back of the alternator,not on the fender well or fire wall) PLEASE HELP!!

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    Al LaBonte Oct 31, 2008

    Thanks for your help but I have already swapped out the alternater a few time now , still now luck. hope someone can help me out here



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The only thing I could suggest is that if you bought a remanufactured alternater you may have gotten a bad one. It tends to be hit or miss with any remanufactured part.

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  • wpapallo Nov 05, 2008

    How about all of the ground connections? i.e. engine to chassis, battery to chassis, and any where else in the electrical system.



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