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I put a new alternator on my car and drove it with out the ground wire attached to the alternator now it wont start what do i do now? 1991 nissan 240sx 2.4l

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In order for the alternator to do its job, it obviously needs to be installed correctly..

That being said..we will take the grass roots approach on this one.

The alternator is part of your charging system.

In this particular case, if you use a voltmeter, you will probaly see that your battery is dead.

Charge your battery.

Use the normal precautions when doing this.

If it is not a maintenance free battery, pop your vent lids to the battery while charging.


Its important that your battery is FULLY charged before re-starting.

(in some cases, your warranty on the alternator can be voided if this is not the case)

If the alternator is doing its job, the battery will stay fully charged.

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Call the store where you bought the alternator. most likely you will have to remove it and exchange it for another rebuilt one.

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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