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Car died, battery is new, tow man said alternator was not holding a charge, is this a job that can be done by a backyard mechanic? my grandpa.

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  • atuccitto Jul 28, 2008

    thank you! that is exactly what i wanted to hear!!

  • Anonymous Oct 15, 2008

    New battery, new alternator and still will not hold a charge

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Yes, but 1st verify the alternator is at fault, if you have done this then with a few hand tools you can "do it yourself" Make sure the battery has a full charge before you restart the car with new alt. or you will overheat and burn out the new alternator.

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