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My alitnator pump around 13.5 when running could that be over chargin my batery,, if i dont drive it for a couple days my bat is dead i charge it but there not enough amps to turn over,, i bought a new bat and it works for a couple weeks then thhe same problem, how do i tell how many amps the alt is pumping out is there another way to regulate the amps

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Should charge at more like 14.2 volts running. Don't know what year it is ,diag on a chrysler product is usually simple.Earlier firewall mounted regulator ? ground the striped wire (white,green stripe I think)Should charge like 15-18 volts with the wire grounded Later engines the regulator is in the alternator. Have to change it.
Needs to charge harder than 13.5 tho.

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