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Dead Batt (poss. Alternator?)

Batt keeps going dead if left to sit more than an hour or so. Pulled Alternator, checked good at auto zone, re-installed.
Batt. Checks good.
Pulled Starter, Bad sillinoid, replaced.
Still going dead.
Battery guage on instrument panel shows 10V while running.

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  • Shaun Templet May 08, 2009

    I'm a moron and didn't connect a cable on the alternator when I put it back in. Thanks for the help.

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Likely you did this already but check fuses in power distribution box near battery (likely two 60a fuses for alt in there). Additionally, was alternator regulator tested or was alt "full fielded" for test. (regulator failure will prevent power made at alt from reaching the battery). Also, check continuity of leads going to alternator to make sure they're OK.

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