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I HAVE A 94 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE, BATTERY WILL NOT HOlD CHARGE. I REPLACED ALTERNATOR, BATTERY AND ALL CABLES. STILL WILL NOT START WITHOUT JUMP RUNS FOR 5 TO 10 MILES DIES WITH DEAD BATTERY. WHAT ELSE COULD POSSIBLY BE WRONG?

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  • mitimeforme Jan 27, 2009

    belt tension is good, checked that when i replaced alt.  any other ideas?? please help this is driving me nuts

  • mitimeforme Jan 27, 2009

    fuel filter was replaced last year, pump seems to be fine  

  • mitimeforme Jan 27, 2009

    where should i look for other common ground?

  • mitimeforme Jan 27, 2009

    ill look for it in the morning, i hope thats it i'll add comment tomorow to let you know.     thank you  

  • mitimeforme Jan 28, 2009

    yep there was a ground that was lose took it to shop tested everything new alternator was only pushing about half exchanged for another one and fixed ground. now its running great. now hopefully i can keep the hood closed THANK YOU! VERRY MUCH FOR ALL YOUR HELP    

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    every time is stops and i give it a jump. It drives for like 10 minutes, all the gauges go down and the truck dies.

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Check the Belt Tensioner. If the Tensioner is not Keeping the Belt Tight it will Drain the Battery Pretty Fast.Please Rate my Response, I need all the Help That I can Get! Thanks!

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    Travis Humphries Jan 27, 2009

    Have you Checked the Fuel Filter and Pump????

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 27, 2009

    Well..........The only other thing that I can think of would be, Maybe you have a Bad Common Ground Somewhere other than the Battery Cables. This would Drain the Battery. You have replaced everything else that could be wrong!

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 27, 2009

    There is one Under the Dash for the Electronics, The Stater has a Common Ground. The Fuel Pump is Grounded, Sometimes there is a Motor Common Ground Wire Woven Cable Underneath that Grounds to the Bottom. This is really a Trial and Error Prob. I wish that You were Closer to me so that I could Bring the Equipment to you and Check it all. That would make it a Lot Easier.

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 27, 2009

    You Bet! No Problem! Do keep me in the Loop!

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 28, 2009

    No Problem!!!! Happy To Help!!!!

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