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Electrical problem My 2001 Mazda B4000 truck won't start today. Charging system light came on 5 dys ago. Changed old battery (4 mos past exp), ran ok but light never went off and I noticed dashboard and headlights seemed aliitle dimmer, and fog lights wouldn't come on. Probably having it towed to dealer tomorrow, just wanted alittle heads up on what might be wrong. Thanks!

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  • jblangenderf Apr 16, 2009

    Jim, 
      Thanks for your timely response on my Mazda truck.jl

  • jblangenderf Apr 16, 2009

    Jay-
      Thanks for the quick response and helpful suggestion! jl

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Stop before you take it to your dealer sounds like a bad alternator not keeping battery up have your alternator tested for 13.25 volts it should be higher
( 15-16 ) but as long as you have 13.25 you have a good unit save those bucks we will call them " a stimulus package " !

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At a guess i would say the alternator could have a problem hope this helps regards Jim

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