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I have 1991 dodge dakota replaced alternator and checked fuses still not charging battery what else could it be

New alternator checked fuses but still isnt charging battery

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You need to check you battery chances are it needs to be replaced most battery shops can check for you. if your battery is old it may have one or several bad cells and will not hold a charge. also could be a short that is draining battery while car is off

Posted on Jan 05, 2013

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check your wiring to the ALT.probably a burnt wire check around the exhaust manifolds

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SOURCE: 1991 Dodge Dakota 3.9L new altenator but won't stay charged

Double check all connections are clean & tight. You need to get a voltmeter and have the voltage tested at battery with engine off & running. Drive it to the Napa shop you bought the alternator from if necessary, they should perform test free of charge, as the possibility of a faulty one is not out of the question, provided all is connected properly. Did you check that a main fuse for alternator wasn't blown in Uunderhood power distribution box?

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 1991 dodge dakota sport 5.2 Alternator connector

az alts arnt the best. the volt reg in the ecm. you need to have it tested

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It sounds like you have a major compent shorted out somewhere. Some thing is causing a discharge. Therefore your altenator is not responding and the car is draining the battery. Is the circuit between the altenator and the battery broken?? Also, you may need to check all the chassis grounds. Sometimes all your problems can stem from just a bad ground.

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SOURCE: Dodge Dakota Battery still wont charge

I was running into this problem with my 97 5.2l Dakota and after some searching I found the the "Fuse Link" between the Alternator and the Battery was blow. Found a suitable "Fuse Link" at a local Auto parts store for about $5.

Posted on Oct 25, 2009

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Have you put an amp meter in one of the battery cables,
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I was running into this problem with my 97 5.2l Dakota and after some searching I found the the "Fuse Link" between the Alternator and the Battery was blow. Found a suitable "Fuse Link" at a local Auto parts store for about $5.

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Double check all connections are clean & tight. You need to get a voltmeter and have the voltage tested at battery with engine off & running. Drive it to the Napa shop you bought the alternator from if necessary, they should perform test free of charge, as the possibility of a faulty one is not out of the question, provided all is connected properly. Did you check that a main fuse for alternator wasn't blown in Uunderhood power distribution box?

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