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Car dies but all lights and radio comes on but i have to jump the car to get it running again

Ok so my girl friends car keeps stalling i think its the altinator cuz it dies and i have to jump it but all the lights and radio and stuff still come on?

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    Jeff Hammack May 11, 2010

    have you tested the altenator out at the battery with a volt meter? the reading should be 13.5v to 14.5v anything lower means the altenator is not working

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There is a fusible link in the wire that goes to the alternator... would be a good spotto start.
hope this helps good luck

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