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Battery light came on..truck died, but restarted after jump~jumps! replaced battery, problem was not resolved!! not sure if its the alternator or grounding...how do I figure it out?

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Ck the charging rate at thebattery. Should be between 13.6 v- 14.2v If no got, Alt is defective Good luck

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Alternator is not charging, to test, start engine
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When you got the jump start, you were able to drive while the alternator tried to charge the dead battery. After you stopped at the other end, the battery died completely and may have shorted internally, which explains why your vehicle could not be jump started again. Obviously, that very dead battery will havet o be replaced.

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How do you check if altenator is charging battery,


Most vehicles if you get the car running and unhook the positive battery cable it will stay running that is because it is running off the alternator. if it dies like your talking about I would most definitely say your alternator needs to be replaced. Most likely when you jumped your father in laws pick up there was a bad ground somewhere and your alternator got a surge of electricity and it fried it. Hope this helps.

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