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Bat Caddy X3R won't run. Battery charged. all lights lit. Seems to try to go but won't.

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SOURCE: Alternator & battery test good...alternator is not charging bat.

you might check the fuses and battery cables

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SOURCE: no charge to bat but runs ok for 2 weeks so far

Sounds like dead battery cell Have bat checked.It's not a good idea to disconnect the battery on a modern computer controled vehicle while the car is running.

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SOURCE: 03 taurus, new alt, bat charging @ 14.2v, w/ load

Is this a new Alternator a rebuilt? If it is a rebuilt is it a Motorcraft OEM rebuilt? If it came from any of so called discount auto parts dealers I'd be highly suspect of the Alternator being the problem. What you are describing his a failing diode in the rectifier or a poor connection somewhere inside the Alternator. My own brother good 4 bad Alternators from Kragen and finally gave up and bought a ACDelco unit. This is not an uncommon story.

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SOURCE: 03 Taurus, battery light comes on. R&R bad alt &

You may have a a/c voltage leak comming from the alternator..If its a rebuilt alternator sometimes you get a bad one ..But make sure all your connections are good ecspecially the small wires coming out the back ..These are the field and sensor wires..Plus make sure all your grounds on the vehicle are not broken or missing..You can have good voltage but it may have a drop going to the computer because of a ground and cause the light to come on

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