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Charging problems ok well i have an 86 toyota 4wd xtra cab i can put a fully charged battery in the truck and start it but if i turn head lights on or any xtras the truck will loose all power it does that even when i give it gas it is fuel injected and if i undo the battery cable the truck shuts right down as if the allternater was bad but i have had it tested and it tested good.it should read about 12-13 on voltage meter but reads 8 trough 10.please help

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  • bassam1z Jan 10, 2009

    i have yhe same promblem +the battery light is always on

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Check the battery cables for good connections. if ok check cables for excessive resistance

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