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Battery drain... fuse blew - connect to ballist resister

I have problem with battery. It drain.... also I replaced the alterator pulled 1 to pulled 2 alterator. Its same problem with the battery low. I have to recharge each time. I replaced Voltage regulation and ballist resister.

Also the number 3 fuse blew each time when I start and drive. It connected to ballist resister. I could not find any short circuit.

Dodgevan B100 318 motor 1979. (campervan)

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  • blburdick Mar 02, 2009

    yes, I looked the wiring diagram for fuse # 3 and it connect to ballist resister.

    Good idea to try ammeter. I will ask friend.


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Do you know anyone with a ammeter? You need to hook one up to the battery to check for draw. If the draw with the key off is more than .025 amps, then pull one fuse out at a time till the draw goes away. When it goes away, that will tell you what circuit to check. Hope this helps. As for fuse #3, I would have to look at a wiring diagram for that.

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