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2006 GMC Sierra electrical problem

I have a 2006 GMC Sierra that i am having a problem with , the voltage gauge goes up to 16 and down to 12, and when u use something ie: windows and hold the button to long everything stops working , have checked battery and alternator , does anyone have the same problem and what can it be , going on a road trip need some answer , and it's colder than ****

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  • joe_m_lopez Apr 14, 2009

    Just replaced the alternator and battery and still have a problem with the volts going from 14plus to 13volts. have a 2007 gmc sierra classic crew cab. any advice on what to check

  • Rick Byrd
    Rick Byrd May 11, 2010

    did you load test battery and alt ? stop by autozone do a good load test .



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If your Sierra has a Duramax, it may be the intake air heater or the fuel heater cycling on and off in the cold weather. But if its pulling the voltage down to 12V after warmup, I would suspect a poor battery. As suggested, get a load test at autozone or ??

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