Question about Mazda Tribute
Mazda Mpv 2000 I also have the same problem, the alternater is testing good- 14.12Amp, so what is the problem the battery light will not go off.
Posted on Sep 20, 2009
I have a 2004 Mazda 3 An I have the same problim. I have replaced the alternater 3 time an this time there saying its the computer.. But I took it to mazda an thay say alternater.
Posted on Dec 02, 2009
I changed the alternator and put a new battery in and the charging system light come on and stay on. and don't keep a charge. what else can i do its a 05 mercury motego premier
Posted on Jul 05, 2011
Car died after 3 days having battery charging light on. I brought it to a specialist in alternator. He said the Alternator IC is broken, either bypass or buy a new one. I decided to buy new one. Problem solved . Cost me 300 dollars for labor and new alternator
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi, I can't tell you exactly what is wrong because there is too much involved at this point, what with 2 shops working with it, but I can give you some advise on what else to check. On the alternators and the wiring that supports them a small volt charge is taken off one of the slip rings, where the brushes ride, for the purpose of turning out the light. As I remember, this is a yellow wire that runs back to the dash.
To the alternator, it would be one of the wires that plug into the side of the alternator case.
Posted on Nov 27, 2008
SOURCE: F350 2004 6.0 brand
The first thing I would do is remove the alternater and take it to an auto parts store and have them check it. If the alternater is working good, then check the belts are routed and have the right tension. Either of these can keep the battery from charging. It's very common that a rebuilt alternater isn't working properly. If all these things are correct, check the live wire to the alternater is live. If it isn't alive you have problems in the wiring and I would take it to a mechanic.
Posted on Nov 25, 2010
SOURCE: 2002 kia sedona van
There has been known issues with the alternator on several year/versions of this car. If memory serves me right, there was a TSB for the alternator either over or undercharging.The TSB (Technical Service Bulletin) specifies replacing the alternator and re-flashing the PCM.(Powertrain Control Mudule).
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Posted on Jul 19, 2008
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