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Power drains while driving. i already relaced the alternator and sylinode. yet it still does it. drive a 89 ford ranger.

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Seems you have a dead short somewhere in electrical system. have the alternator checked even tho it is new.these have been known to b bad from the getgo. also have the starter motor taken out and checked by a good automotive electrician.these can have a short but still work
check the voltage regulator.these are either built into alternator or are connected remotely
the alternator and battery complete the electrical circuit, so if one is bad it will stop the vehicle when battery charge is gone .
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