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My battery went dead I thought it was the after market alarm so i took it off.Then my solenoid went out it starts but the alternator will not charge the battery so i replaced it but it still will not charge.The trucks starts and runs. What could it be? K

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  • marionbagget May 11, 2010

    Does the battery/alternator dash light display work ?
    Did you check the fusible links ?
    Did you check the battery for dead cell ? Auto supply stores do this for free. In fact the entire charging system can be checked for free.

    When you start the vehicle, if you put a voltmeter across the battery it should read 13-14 Vdc

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Try switching the wires on the solenoid aroun-- if your talking about the solenoid on the fender----

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