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1994 ford taurus 3.0 V6

I have changed my battery previous one was dead no charge. had alternater checked was not hold charge, had that replaced. battery light is on with new replacements. check connectors to battery & alternate. It starts with the jump but dies while running for about 5-10 mins. all icons in dash start to dim then shuts off. had oil change & full tune up done plugs wires distrubtor cap rotor. dont know what it could be?

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The alternator is still not charging be sure to check all the grounds on transmission and be sure the plug that goes into alternator is not melted or damaged you may have gotten a dud alternator some aftermarket rebuilds are **** please rate -jeff

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