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1984 jaguar xj6 alternator not charging can anyone help?

I replaced my old alternator because it was over charging and so i put a new one in but it is a remanufactured one, and now the thing only charges when it wants to, and the new alternator will charge the battery for about 3 or 4 minutes then the voltage will drop to like 12.11then it will go up to 13.40 volts then drop again then continue to do the same but the red battery indicator light on the dash won't turn on when the voltage drops. everything is connected the belt is firm on the alernator pulley what can it be? please someone help......

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    unit not charging. Single pole wire to alternator is not attached. What color is it and what is the gauge of the wire?

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It's likely fried your battery.... probably a replacement battery would be good too.

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Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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