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My car battery doesnt seem to keep a charge for a long time i dont know if its the alternator

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You don't leave much information. When the vehicle is running do you notice your lights dimming and the growing bright again? this is a sign of alternator problems. I would also wonder how long has it been since you have changed your battery? maybe it is just time for a new one? 2002 vehicles should have had at least one new battery possibly two.

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Make sure that alternator is grounded good. Outside of that I can't think of anything else.

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i would take the belt off and then check the idler pulley could be worn out..since the belt is off check the alternator pulley for any play also. A loose belt will not help the battery to keep a charge. if everything looks o.k. and you said you have a new battery and belt then it looks like your alternator went bad. Hope this helps.

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