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96 grand Cherokee charging problem

Battery is good alternator was checked at kragen in the vehicle was bad but out of the vehicle was good go figure?but when i turn on any electrical/heater lights exct. the amp gage goes to 0 amps battery drains dose this vehicle have a in line fuse in the alt system
what do you think the problem is
where could the short be
its flippin got me baffled
its a jeep thing and i just don't understand
also when steering column is down the low beam head lights don't work

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There is a 60A fuse in the power distribution box near the battery it is for your alt. Possibly there is a short or partially broken wire in the column harness. If shorted it may be causing fuse to blow, but that would need to be checked.

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