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97 dodge dakoata main fuse keeps blowing 140 amp fuse



when first starting truck fuse blows,truck runs off battery intill battery is dead votage gage goes down battery goes dead and truck stops running. Alternator test good but putting out 28 volts were the main cable comes off the alternator and screws to the 140 amp fuse located in the fuse box under the hood next to the battery.

I tested it with volt meter were it bolt up to the fuse that was being blown.

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  • maliburacing May 19, 2009

    is voltage regulator build inside alternator or in the computer and what is the black box thst sit on top of alternator

  • maliburacing May 19, 2009

    alternator was checked at autozone test came back ok.

  • maliburacing May 19, 2009

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Regulator in alternator obviously faulty, have it bench tested & fixed or replace alternator, and cure your problem.

Posted on May 19, 2009

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 19, 2009

    What engine is in that?

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    Mike Butler May 19, 2009

    Rather than me go through all necessary tests, which will take forever to type out & explain, try (autozone.com) and register for free, and get access to manuals for your particular vehicle. It gives you pictures etc & will make it easier & faster for you to diagnose. Good Luck.

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