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97 honda civic 4d electrical problem batter keeps dying with all the fues out and one wire hooked from the alt to battery

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  • vishnu sahatoo Sep 07, 2010

    need a more detailed explanation as to why only one wire hooked from alt. to battery, you must have feed and ground and distribution wires also from alt. Possibly your alternator has gone to ground. Explain more and you will get the answer.

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SOURCE: WHERE IS THE ALT FUSE FOR A 97 HONDA CIVIC

Interior Fuse box (under the dash, driver's side). Fuse 15 (7.5A) ALTERNATOR, SP SENSOR.
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Check the connections of the bulb sockets and the contacts on the bulbs themselves. Sometimes a small amount of corrosion or oxidation can increase the resistance in the circuit enough to cause the flasher to cycle erratically. When the fast flashing occurs, check both your front and rear bulbs. Is one dimmer than the other? If so, start by checking that one first.

While unlikely...does your Honda have any sort of towing capability? If so, corrosion or a short in your trailer light connection can also wreak havoc on a flasher. If your car has a tow hitch, you may want to remove the trailer wiring adapter from the car's factory wiring and see if the problem disappears. If so, either remove or replace the defective controller.

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ran cheery, the exhaust ran red hot? LOL.
the engine runs off the alternator not the battery.
so , if the alt is bad,the battery will discharge.
the alt charge lamp glows, did it?

old post,
bad alt, or battery is no good.
try a known good battery , and make sure the
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if not the ALT System is bad, notice I said system.

btw , replaced means nothing to me.
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