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I need to find an 1998 oldsmobile regency wiring diagram for free online the battery does not stay charged i have tried switching batteries and still does the same thing its only staying charged for the amout of time on the charger

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If the battery cable end have corosion on them the current is not able to charge battery. If you put a multimeter on volts dc 20volts and the car is running and charging properly, the meter should read approx. 14.73 volts. Clean the inside of the cable ends, and the posts on the battery with a wire brush, then coat all of them with some vaseline. Hook them up and tighten. If that doesn't work you will probably need the diagram, to trace a dead short.

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I have a 1998 Oldsmobile Regency. The alternator was causing the positive cable on the battery to be extremely hot. I replaced the alternator,but the battery light on the dash is still on.


On earlier charging systems that used a separate voltage regulator some used a separate unit to control the ignition light and this might be the trouble - check with a wiring diagram.

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