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Alternator keeps going out

I have bought 4 alternators in 11 months and replaced a battery, i just recently changed the alternator maybe two months ago and my battery light started showing again..

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Clean all connections,check voltage regulator and make sure that you arent using high power devices like a powerful amplifier,if you are you need a better alternator,if not,go somewhere else for the alternator

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What as the problem if you dont mind my asking

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Hi TRICIA,in your engine compartment you have your fusible link,it's probaly blown.When you replaced your alternators,did you have them tested?

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  • Tricia Hollis Jan 22, 2013

    Yes & each time the battery & alternator came back good.. ive never checked the fuses though?

  • Tricia Hollis Jan 22, 2013

    which fuse should I look at? Theres a black box next to my battery that has fuses in it, I just dont know which one to look at

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    Thomas Perkins Jan 22, 2013

    Pull out one and check,till you check them all,if one is blown,then replace,they are color coded for amperage.

  • Tricia Hollis Jan 22, 2013

    ok ill check real quick.. thanks

  • Tricia Hollis Jan 22, 2013

    do i need any special tool to take them out? bc as I pull on either of them their not budging at all

  • Thomas Perkins
    Thomas Perkins Jan 22, 2013

    Try plyers.

  • Tricia Hollis Jan 22, 2013

    they look fine.. I charged the battery to turn on the car and it almost seems as if the alternator is trying to charge the battery bc the battery light in the car would flicker so often. could it be a wire??

  • Thomas Perkins
    Thomas Perkins Jan 22, 2013

    Yeah,check all wiring at positive battery cable to starter.

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