Question about 1988 Ford Econoline

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    Jeff Turcotte Sep 15, 2010

    How do you know it isn't charging? What is the voltage at battery with engine running?

  • chuck00092 Sep 15, 2010

    new alt new battery starts w jump then dies after jumpers are removed

  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Sep 15, 2010

    So the battery is new, but it's currently dead, right? Did you check the wire from the alternator to the Battery?



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Your wiring diagram shows a fusible link between the battery and alternator. Also shows an optional voltage regulator. Trace the wire from the alternator back to the battery. Look for that fuse and regulator. I will paste the diagram below.

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