i was sitting in van with heat on and the alternator cooked in about 2 minutes, no warning lighs came on and it got so hot it melted the belt as well, so i replaced the belt and alt, and have the same problem,im thinking a wire shorting out, any suggestions?
alternator smokes at startup, on 2007 Dodge Caravan
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Check for driven componets locking up other than the alternator, look at it while eng. is running with ac/ defoster on.
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poss bad plug at alt, ck wiring