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New alternator, and battery, still not charging

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  • EELJR Sep 27, 2008

    HELLO,
    I PURCHASED A 98 CADI DEVILLE D'ELEGANCE 32V NORTHSTAR...I HAVE ALREADY REPLACED THE AC COMPRESSOR,RECEIVER DRYER,AND BLOWER MOTOR, SO I KNOW THAT THIS CAR CAN BE ANYTHING BUT TYPICAL...MY NEWEST PROBLEM IS THAT TODAY THE DASH DISPLAY READS "BATTERY NOT CHARGING"..I WAS SET ON REPLACING THE ALTERNATOR TOMORROW UNTIL I CHECKED THIS WEBSITE...I HAVE SEEN MANY SUGGESTIONS AND ALSO PEOPLE THAT HAVE REPLACED THE ALTERNATOR AND BATTERY AND STILL HAVE THIS INDICATOR ERROR MESSAGE...I CHECKED THE OUTPUT AT THE BATTERY TERMINAL WITH THE CAR RUNNING AND IT READS RIGHT AT 11.8 VOLTS...IS THERE A FUSE AND OR FUSIBLE LINK THAT GOES TO THE ALTERNATOR????...I AM LOOKING TO BE SURE OF MY PROBLEM INSTEAD OF PARTS REPLACING AS THIS CAN BE PRICEY REAL QUICK WITH THIS CAR...I DID SUCCESSFULLY TAKE CARE OF MY AC BUT AFTER MANY FRUSTRATING HOURS AND A FEW CHOICE CURSE WORDS...ANYWHO I GREATLY APPRECIATE ANY SUGGESTIONS....
    THANKS MUCH,
    EVERETT IN NORTH CAROLINA


  • nighthawkpm Dec 12, 2008

    my 87 cadillac brougham keeps losing charge.i had an new battery and alternator install and the same thing happen my car will drive ok for about twenty minutes or so then my check engine light will come on and my car will die out what should i do ?

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See if anything metal is in the lighters like pennys.... i use to keep changes in the ashtrays and i couldnt figure out why i was getting any charge...

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