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1998 chevrolet malibu

I replaced alternator and battery light still comes on. also the fresh air button switches back when the air conditioner is on.

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  • mgbeehive Aug 05, 2008

    i found the problem, thanks for any advise, found it on my own!

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Next to the starter is an inline fuse on one of the small wires going to the starter. check this wire thoroughly; sometimes they burn out and the wire hang out of sight. if this wire is not connected correctly then it will never charge the battery.

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

  • Mike Durland
    Mike Durland Jul 12, 2008

    this info was not helpful?

  • Mike Durland
    Mike Durland Aug 05, 2008

    what was the problem?

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