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I own a 1999 Chevy Lumina. The "VOLTS" light is on, indicating low voltage. I replaced the battery because it was nine years old. I tightened the alternator lugs. The "VOLTS" light is still on. The next thing I need to do is check the voltage output of the alternator. What is the exact output/parameters?

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Charging is 14.3 volts max

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