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1991 Ford Explorer Question: Battery light stays on. New battery and alternor.

 

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Mr. Clyde, Albany, GA, December 22, 2013, 15:51
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Whenever i remove the positive cable the truck shuts off.

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    pushrod December 22, 2013, 15:57
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    Have the charging system tested with a tester designed to do so. Removing the battery cable to see if the engine will still run was ok 50 years ago! Not now though, even on this vehicle can do more damage that good. Check all connections to the alt to see if any melted plastic around the wire terminals.

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    Mr. Clyde, December 22, 2013, 16:01
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    Thanks

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    pushrod, December 22, 2013, 16:02
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    Sure.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12847 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper December 23, 2013, 05:54
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    where did you buy the alt? poss defective. is it internal regulated?

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