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92 sable wont hold charge good batery new alternator what could be the problem

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First you need to check your unit maybe it is grounded,,how to know if your unit is grounded? using tester get your tester in x1 mode, test the tip of battery terminal positive to positive negative to negative, automatically the tester make a deflection.after that switch it .. positive battery terminal to negative wich is the color black wire of the tester,if theres a deflection again ,,,, your unit is grounded

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