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93 ranger charging system woes...

Hey I replaced the ignition switch and the key cylendar, as well as replaced the alternator bulb in the dash. Same problem exists. When I pound on the steering wheel on the horn it will sometimes start charging again. Does the horn circuit have anything to do with this??

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No it does not but how do you find when is charging? if you have a gage in the dash board and gage reads ok and then not ok then your gage is not doing ok but if you have a regular bulb with not gage i recomend you to install a volt metter straight on the batterie and pound on the stering column to see what you notice actually the only thing in the steering column controling the chargin system is the ingition switch, but may be whemn you pound on the steering afects the way the gage reads

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