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Old 11-14-2005, 13:01   #1 (permalink)
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alternator problems

we have replaced the alternator, new battery, and still the voltage is not
coming up. We keep burning out alternators.

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Old 11-14-2005, 14:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: alternator problems

"bevhelpme" <bevcash99@excite.com> wrote:

> we have replaced the alternator, new battery, and still the voltage is
> not coming up. We keep burning out alternators.
>


car, year?

Where did you get the alternator and battery? How do you know the "the
voltage is not coming up".

Do you have 'special sound equipment or any other electrical add-on?

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Old 11-14-2005, 16:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: alternator problems

They are cheap,advance auto, we are on the third alternator, free
replacement, now we have been told that a wire going from the alternator
to something else,starter relay, the wire has some kind of fuse on the
end, is bad. Went to Ford and they don't make it anymore. What do you
think?

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Old 11-15-2005, 23:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: alternator problems


"bevhelpme" <bevcash99@excite.com> wrote in message
news:76cfad61e5fd7171c299b2abec7f4643@localhost.talkaboutautos.com...
> They are cheap,advance auto, we are on the third alternator, free
> replacement, now we have been told that a wire going from the alternator
> to something else,starter relay, the wire has some kind of fuse on the
> end, is bad. Went to Ford and they don't make it anymore. What do you
> think?

If you mean the large wire from the alt to the battery side of the starter
solenoid -its called a fuse link. If it is bad, it sure wont charge but it
wont burn out the alt either. test for 12 volts (battery voltage) at the
large wire on the alt. If there is none and the battery isn't dead (check it
too) it probably is the fuse link. A good way to find burnt fuse link is to
pull on the wire fairly hard and it will stretch the insulation allot
telling you there is a clean break in the wire. (fuseable link will have a
soft covering compared to wire.)
You can by fuse link wire at auto parts stores and use crimp connectors to
replace the burnt piece in yours.(at the solenoid, about 2 inches long IIRC)
You don't have to by it from Ford.


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