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I have a 99chevy 4x4 im getting 6.9 volts bleeding back through the ground when i turn key on its causing the cluster to go crazy [[[ INOP ]]]

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Do you read 6.9 volts on any ground surface before turning on the ignition key. First i would unhook the plug in, from the alternator,then check for voltage on ground. Then unhook the battery wire from the backside of the alternator to see if this stops the voltage bleeding to ground..Turn on the ign does guages work ok? If so, have the alternator checked for a rectifier or stater lead shorting out to ground.

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