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2001 Yukon XL sounds like the starter is dragging

Replaced alternator and belt,battery checks good
Sometimes the truck will not start so I have to jump it
Seems to be getting worse each day

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  • MK00 May 12, 2009

    No, I did not fully charge the battery

  • MK00 May 12, 2009

    So are you saying that I have damaged the new alternator I just put in by not fully charging the battery? I just want to make sure that I understand you correctly.

  • MK00 May 12, 2009

    Thank you for your help!!!

  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 11, 2010

    Did you fully charge the battery before you ran the new alternator? It should be 12.3 - 12.8 volts or the alternator could be damaged.



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There's your problem. You need to replace the alternator again. Please check out the instructions with the alternator.

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