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Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by paulsen, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. paulsen

    paulsen sponge of knowlege

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    hello all i have one some searching an i cant seem to find anything helpfull, so here is my problem, battery light was on one day all of a sudden, then went off i figured loose battery cable, sure enough tightend that bad boy up and it worked, then it started happening more frequently, then my lights would dim and fan motor would slow down, long story short my batt. keeps getting drained tested altern. and batt both are good, rebuilt alternator just to be sure, car will drive 20 miles to work no problem but the light wont shut off, any suggestions? maybe dizzy or a ground? dont know if that is possible, i dont want my car to go up in smoke.
     
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    reikoshea HS Troll...And Mod Moderator VIP

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    sounds like something may be grounding out that isnt supposed to. just a guess.
     
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    paulsen sponge of knowlege

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    ok any way to narrow down the search or just plain old fashioned elbow grease
     
  4. whiterabbit06

    whiterabbit06 Why oh why didn't I take the blue pill? VIP

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    What kind of car is it? Also check the fuse panel.
     
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    paulsen sponge of knowlege

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    whiterabbit06 Why oh why didn't I take the blue pill? VIP

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    This should help you in finding the problem.
     

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    INJEN78 HS LEGEND

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    ty checking the connections at the alternator,then just recheck,the other grounds,
     
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    paulsen sponge of knowlege

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    checked and replaced the connection on the alternator i think its called the regulator, no help also changed the plug on the harness also no help
     
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    run a couple extra gounds maybe??
    and clean you other ones
     
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    whiterabbit06 Why oh why didn't I take the blue pill? VIP

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    I would suggest using the diagram I posted and run an extra peice of wire between each of the connections until it works right then you will know if that one is bad.
     
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