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Alternator? the car was fine, the check engine light came on 2 days ago, now the car won't turn over.When we tried to jump it, the dashboard lights came on, but nothing else. Could it be the alternator? The battery seems totally drained, and there's not even clicking when we try to start it

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  • Dennis Yachimec May 11, 2010

    You should put a battery charger on to charge the battery to start with.

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Before deciding to change the alternator, have the battery recharged and load tested. If it's good, then check the alternator for proper output and drivebelt for any slippage. Check back if you need any more info along the way
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