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REPLACED THE ALTERNATOR BUT THE BATTERY WILL NOT CHARGE

BATTERY WILL NOT CHARGE BUT BATTERY WILL CHARGE IF BUT INTO ANOTHER VEHICLE replaced the alternator and battery but battery will not charge

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Check the regulator on the side engine panel

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SOURCE: Charging Light On After Replacing Alternator/Battery1999Windstar

Hi, I can't tell you exactly what is wrong because there is too much involved at this point, what with 2 shops working with it, but I can give you some advise on what else to check. On the alternators and the wiring that supports them a small volt charge is taken off one of the slip rings, where the brushes ride, for the purpose of turning out the light. As I remember, this is a yellow wire that runs back to the dash.

To the alternator, it would be one of the wires that plug into the side of the alternator case.
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SOURCE: REPLACED THE ALTERNATOR BUT THE BATTERY WILL NOT CHARGE

check the alternator

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SOURCE: replaced battery and alternator and still the battery light is on

Sounds like a short. Check to see if it is grounded properly.

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SOURCE: replace old alternator battery stil not charging

check 200 amp mega fuse on back of intake

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SOURCE: Alternator does not charge battery. Alternator light glows.

check for an inline fuse between the alt and battery,otherwise take a jumper cable from the positive terminal on the battery to the alt. battery terminal output direct and now check for charge

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SOURCE: 1985 Ford Bronco.....alternator will not charge

MY NA ME IS MAGICBROOM58, HAVE YOU TRIED .. I THINK IT'S ON THE FIRE WALL PASS. SIDE (CILINOID) TAKE THE RBBER OFF THE POS. AND TURN YOUR EGNITION OVER TO THE ON POS. GO BACK UNDER YOUR HOOD AND TAKE A RUBBER HANDLED WRECH?SCREW DRIVER AND CONNECT THE 2 POINTS IF IT TURNS OVER U FOUND YOUR PRBLEM

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-inspect-vehicles-alternator.html

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From start to end troubleshooting these problems I suggest you to check the help link below and follow its procedure: -----


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The battery needs replacing.Also it confirms that alternator is the issue too.

Check the help links mentioned below.This will help you to get the alternator tested and confirm the problem :----

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-test-and-replace-alternator-on.html

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How to inspect Vehicles Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-inspect-vehicles-alternator.html

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-test-vehicles-alternator.html

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How to Service Vehicles Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-service-vehicles-alternator.html

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-alternator.html

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Car Alternator Working Intermittently?

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I suggest you to check out this help links given.Click the link below to go through the procedure,so as per that you can troubleshoot the problem .
How to inspect Vehicles Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-inspect-vehicles-alternator.html

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How to Test Vehicles Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-test-vehicles-alternator.html

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How to Service Vehicles Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-service-vehicles-alternator.html
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Alternator was replaced now battery needs charging but only gives one hour of working


If the vehicle is not even running or begins to die after as you say an hour that means you still have a charging problem. basically the only reason the battery is there is to start the vehicle. The alternator/charging system is what runs the electrical system in the vehicle. In the power distribution box (a fancy name for a fuse box) under the hood of the vehicle there is a fuse for your charging system. Below is a picture of the layout of the fuses in the panel under the hood of the vehicle in the engine compartment. I marked the fuse you need to check. It's a 15 amp fuse and will cause the same thing as if the alternator was bad. I hope this helps.

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Car wouldn't start replaced battery and it started right up. I didn't drive it until 2 days later started right up got to the store a few blocks away and it will not start, was told it was the starter so i...


probably the alternator, when you replaced the battery it had a full charge and once the vehicle used all that charge up and it wasn't charging it could no longer start the car anymore. If your battery light is on in the car it is a fairly certain sign that the alternator is not charging. Generally an AVR test is the best way to check the alternator, but if you can jump start the vehicle, connect a voltmeter to the battery it should be around 14 volts when the vehicle is running and around 12 volts when the vehicle is not running. If it is not at 14 volts when it is running, it is not charging.

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Could likely be your alternator. There is the possibility that the new battery is bad as well, but it's more likely that the alternator is going bad and unable to provide sufficient charge for the battery and other vehicle components.
One way to test this is, with the vehicle running, disconnect the negative battery post connection from the battery and notice if the engine shuts off. If the alternator is good, the engine will continue running.
If you suspect the alternator is the problem, you can take the vehicle to a local Advance Auto Parts store and they will check it free of charge.

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If there is power to the big wire that is bolted on to the back of the alternator and no power out of the small wires that plug in to the alternator then it is possible you need to replace your alternator. start the vehicle and check to see if there is 14 volts at the battery while the vehicle is running if there is then the alternator is good if not replace your alternator and charge your battery with a charger to make sure you have a proper charge on the battery.

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