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Charging sytem light came on but battery and alternator are brand new.

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CHECK ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE OUT PUT AT BATTERY USING A DIGITAL VOLTMETER.WITH ENGINE RUNNING IT SHOULD BE 13.5 TO 14.5 VOLTS.IF NOT YOU HAVE A BLOWN ALTERNATOR FUSE.OR DAMAGE WIRES TO ALTERNATOR.IF VOLTAGE IS OVER 15 VOLTS NEW ALTERNATOR HAS FAULTY VOLTAGE REGULATOR.

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