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My car while i was driving the alternator workshop light came on and told me to stop

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SOUND LIKE ALTERNATOR PROBLEMS.CHECK BATTERY VOLTAGE AT BATTERY WHILE ENGINE RUNNING, SHOULD BE 13.5 - 14.5 VOLTS.IF NOT ALTERNATOR NOT CHARGING BATTERY.CHECK ALTERNATOR FUSE, MAKE SURE DRIVE BELT NOT SLIPPING OR DAMAGED.CHECK ALTERNATOR BATTERY FEED WIRE MAKE SURE IT NOT LOOSE OR DAMAGED ALSO CHECK THE VOLTAGE REGULATOR WIRES TO ALTERNATOR.MAKE NONE OF WIRES LOOSE NOT DAMAGED.IF YOU REPLACED THE ALTERNATOR FIRST TURN OFF RADIO THEN YOU NEED TO PLUG IN MEMORY SAVER PLUGGED IN THE CIGARETTE LIGHTER SOCKET TO KEEP FROM LOSING PCM MEMORY BEFORE DISCONNECTING NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE.

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