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Replaced alternator still not charging. took back off had checed was ok. told maybe mega fuse on firewall replaced still not charging.

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  • patsmith0317 Jul 08, 2010

    already put new battery in.

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If the alternator is ok & fuses are ok the battery may be the problem sometimes when a battery is faulty it will not charge, try another battery & see what happens....hope this helps.....cheers

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