I have put 4 alternators in this car in 4 years. They just keep going out. I have bought everything from cheap ones to lifetime warranty top of the line ones. I'm told that it is a flaw with the car. the alternator fits in the block and is grounde tothe block. Since it is actually inside a space int he block it overheats. I don't know but I know I'm tried of putting alternators on this ar. Does anyone know of this type of problem and if so what about a fix.
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If it is a 7.5 amp fuse, it powers the charge warning light in the cluster and applies voltage to the alternator to make it charge. You will need someone to trace that circuit and look for a short to ground. It may be in the cluster or in the harness. Something else besides the fuse is making the car not start.
When you turn the key on, does your charge light come on? When working right, the charge light comes on with key on, then when started and alternator is working, the charge light (or battery icon, whatever) will go out. If that light doesn't come on, it may have a burnt bulb or wiring problem, and that will keep car from charging.
If that's alright, you must have a loose connection or wire not connected between your battery and alternator. Also, check your grounds: battery, engine to frame, ECM (likely on top of engine).
Your alternator isn't putting 14 volts out to the battery. Check the stator wire on the alternator and the 3 wire plug make sure there is no gap on any of the alternator connectors and they are on VERY firm!
Hook up a multimeter inside your car and watch the battery voltage! if under 14volt you got an alternator problem!