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I have a 1989 Volvo 740 gle sedan i bought a battery but it will not hold charge, but it did last me 6 hours but sadly when night time came around and i turned on the head lights the car died. i got i jump and the car died again minutes after. the guy that i bought the car from told me that he replaced the alternator about a month ago i check everything else ....could it still me the

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Hello, The alternator is responsible for charging the battery. From what you have explained it sounds like a bad alternator. I may go to the person you bought the car from and ask to see documentation such as a receipt of purchase of the alternator. If he bought a new or refurbished alternator then it is defective and the place it was bought from should refund or replace it. If he got one used off another car or perhaps a junk yard then "new" can be an overstatement.

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SOURCE: where are the fuel pump relays located on a 1989 gle 740 volvo

Behind central console, under the stereo near the floor

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