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We will be driving and all the sudden the radio will quit and flash low battery. Then the car will stall. We replaced the battery and the positive cable that was cracked, starts up and runs great for a day and now doing the same thing again. We don't have any idea where to check next. You can jump it and it starts and then it does the same thing again.

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  • jholycross May 24, 2011

    Hey Taran, we took the car to be checked and the guy hooked up something to the battery while the car was running to check the alternator and it read that the car was running only on the battery. It's still doing the same thing, so should we just buy a new alternator?? thanks

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Hi,

The battery light is only going to come on in the event of an alternator charging issues whether to high or to low.There are more tests which need to be done on the alternator to deem if its a connection fault or regulator fault or alternator fault.

This seems to be more of an alternator fault.

Let me know,once you check the same.

Hope i helped you.

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