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Altnator have probs with alternator on my 2000 ls , thought it was my battery at first but auto zone checked it out and said my altnator was low 12.27 instead of 14-15 range ? could it be just a loose belt ? and what kind of belt does this model have , thanks

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If it was a loose belt it would be squeeling like a banshee. I'd go with their diagnosis and replace the alternator.

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