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My 1996 nissan altima wont keep a charge ,I had the alt checked replaced the batt checked for ground (negative post) same thing batt light and loosing charge

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Cables from alt to battery can be deposited/burned/oxidized. In this case battery wont get charged. Also check the alternator connections. Cable might be burned or not tight enough
Also serpentine belt might be not tight enough
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Have you check the Tightness of your Belt???? If it is too Loose It will not allow the Alt. to Charge the Battery.

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--BATTERY DRAINAGE TEST PROCEDURE--


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