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2003 forester can not get alternator to charge ..alternator is new , have check all connetions battery is good


Measure the voltage on the alternator. Should be about 14v. Then measure on the battery. If its not the same, then the wire from the alternator to the battery is open. Look for a 60 or 80A fuse in the fuse box. Run a heavy gauge wire from the alternator to the battery and see if the charging works.

Mar 03, 2015 | 2003 Subaru Forester

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Briefly installed battery backwards. 2000 Ford Ranger. New Battery, new alternator, but alternator not charging battery. Truck starts on battery-new starter motor. Lights work, all electrical works


Is this the alternator that was in the vehicle when you hooked the battery up wrong? If so, you probably blew out the voltage regulator in the alternator.

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Jan 11, 2015 | 2000 Ford Ranger SuperCab

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Battery light is on starter and alternator are working


first,what kind of car? second,how do you know the alternator is working?let me tell you how the alternator and the battery light works. the bulb receives ground from the alternator when the alternator either isnt spinning or if the alternator is defective,so when the alternator is spinning and said alternator is in working condition, the alternator sends power to the bulb,and with no ground,the light goes out, so,to answer your question, install a reman or new alternator because your is bad.

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No charge to battery from alternator,has new alternator,door locks stop working when alternator quit working


Either has to be wiring, regulator or bad alternator. Try putting meter directley to the alternator wires.

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Changed out alternator and still has a problems charging


One way to be sure the gauge is right is to put a voltmeter on the battery with engine running. If the voltmeter reads under 13 volts, alternator is not working. Voltmeter should read 13.5 volts up to about 14.5, in that range. If the alternator is not working, check for a blown alternator fuse in the power distribution box, and recheck alt. and batt. connections. A loose connection anywhere there will prevent alternator from working.

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Alternator working and charging, warning light says it is not


Go to Autozone,they will check your battery and alternator for free,takes just a few minutes.

Nov 28, 2012 | 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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I have a 98 Toyota Avalon that recently had a dead battery at the airport. When the airport lot attendant jumped the car, it cranked weakly for a second and then nothing happened. Numerous jump attemp


The battery needs replacing.Also it confirms that alternator is the issue too.

Check the help links mentioned below.This will help you to get the alternator tested and confirm the problem :----

Click the link :----
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How to test and replace Alternator on Audi A4 Car models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-test-and-replace-alternator-on.html

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How to inspect Vehicles Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-inspect-vehicles-alternator.html

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How to Test Vehicles Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-test-vehicles-alternator.html

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How to Service Vehicles Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-service-vehicles-alternator.html

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How to Replace Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-alternator.html

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How to monitor Vehicles charging system?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-monitor-vehicles-charging-system.html

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Car Alternator making noise?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/car-alternator-making-noise.html


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Car Alternator Working Intermittently?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-alternator-working-intermittently.html

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Car Alternator Bearing Makes Grinding noise?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-alternator-bearing-makes-grinding.html

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How to Inspect Alternator Drive Belt?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-inspect-alternator-drive-belt.html

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How to replace Alternator Drive Belt?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-replace-alternator-drive-belt.html

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How to change Alternator on Peugeot

http://www.howtorepairguide.com/2012/11/how-to-change-alternator-on-peugeot.html


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Nov 28, 2012 | 1998 Toyota Avalon

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Car wont start light are dim, car making clicking noise when trying to start and electric windows wont let up or down


Charging system issue on car.
The car battery,alternator,fuses and relays needs to be inspected.
I suggest you to check out this help links given.Click the link below to go through the procedure,so as per that you can troubleshoot the problem .
How to inspect Vehicles Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-inspect-vehicles-alternator.html

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How to Test Vehicles Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-test-vehicles-alternator.html

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How to Service Vehicles Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-service-vehicles-alternator.html
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How to Replace Alternator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-alternator.html

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How to monitor Vehicles charging system?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-monitor-vehicles-charging-system.html

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Car Alternator making noise? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/car-alternator-making-noise.html
---------Car Alternator Working Intermittently?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-alternator-working-intermittently.html

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Car Alternator Bearing Makes Grinding noise?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-alternator-bearing-makes-grinding.html

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How to Inspect Alternator Drive Belt?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-inspect-alternator-drive-belt.html

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How to replace Alternator Drive Belt? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-replace-alternator-drive-belt.html----------- Power windows not working after car wash?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/power-windows-not-working-after-car.html

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Car battery loosing its charge overnight?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/11/car-battery-loosing-its-charge.html

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How to maximize fuel economy on your vehicle? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-maximize-fuel-economy-on-your.html
-------------Charging system problem troubleshooting? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/charging-system-problem-on-chrysler-lhs.html
------------For All types of Power window problem http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/pontiac-grand-am-power-window-not.html----------This will help.Thanks.

Jan 26, 2012 | 2003 Buick LeSabre

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I had gone out and bought a new battery for my truck and it still keeps dieing, but even when it dies i still drive my truck until i turn it off and then it wont start back up. is there anything else that...


CHECK BATTERY VOLTAGE WITH TRUCK IDLING.SHOULD BE 13.5 - 14.5 VOLTS. IF NOT ALTERNATOR NOT CHARGING BATTERY.IF ALTERNATOR NOT WORKING TO KEEP BATTERY CHARGE.THE TRUCK WONT RUN RIGHT.YOU PCM,CANT FUNCTION AND CONTROL ALL THE ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEMS.YOUR FUEL SYSTEM , SPARK SYSTEM NOT GOING TO WORK IF BATTERY DONT HAVE POWER AND ALTERNATOR NOT WORKING. CHECK ALTERNATOR POWER FEED WIRE AND VOLTAGE REGULATOR WIRES AND CHECK ALTERNATOR FUSE.MAKE SURE ALTERNATOR GETTING GOOD 12.6 VOLTS FROM BATTERY.MAKE SURE BATTERY FEED WIRE NOT BROKEN.

Jul 23, 2011 | 1994 Chevrolet S-10

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