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Accidentally blew the alternator fuse when trying to jump start my truck after the battery died... After replacing the alternator fuse and the battery the truck turned right over and ran like a champ...when I went to move it there was nothing happening when the accelerator pedal was depressed...could I have blown another fuse? .

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Depending on the year, you may have damaged the computer or the throttle position sensor.
Is the check engine light on when the engine is running ?

Posted on Jan 22, 2013

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    kcurrie72 Jan 22, 2013

    The check engine light is on when the truck is running...is there a fuse to check? Where is the throttle sensor located and how do u know if its bad?

  •  Stephen
    Stephen Jan 22, 2013

    If the warning light is on, I would have the computer scanned for trouble codes next. All of the sensors should get power from the same source.

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The alternator must be check for its DC output. Check with a voltmeter the main output wire (the fatest one) just put the probe on the nut that holds the large usually red wire on to the back of the alternator. Your battery probably needs to be recharged in order to start the car, run the car and check the output of alternator it should read 14 volts if so the alternator is good, make sure you don't have the two smaller wires mixed up on the back of the alternator, also the belt tension should be checked and the battery terminals cleaned.

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SOUNDS LIKE THE ALARM HORN IS SHORTED, CAUSING FUSE TO BLOW.
TRY UNPLUGGING ALARM HORN & SEE IF FUSE STILL BLOWS.
IF IT DOES NOT BLOW, REPLACE ALARM HORN.

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