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Alt not charging . change it already . is there a relay somewhere

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The alternator is controlled by the computer.
You may need a mechanic with a shop manual to check the computer and the wiring between the alternator and the battery.

Posted on Jan 11, 2013

  • alvin fletcher Jan 11, 2013

    am i looking for 14 volts off the alternator

  •  Stephen
    Stephen Jan 11, 2013

    When the engine is running, yes the alternator output should be 14 volts.

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