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1990 Dodge Ramcharger Question: charging problem

 

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clh, Louisville, KY, August 15, 2009, 09:27
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i've replaced the alternator and battery, can't hold a charge. trying to figure out if its a fuseable link, what do you think?

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    lawrenceg August 15, 2009, 22:56
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    What is the alternator output? Need to know the voltage and the max amperage output. Will also need to know the results of a load test on the charging system.

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    clh, August 20, 2009, 19:32
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    do i need to hook some kind of meter to the alternator to get the output and max ampage, and voltage info?

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    clh, August 20, 2009, 19:32
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    load test? is that the test that autozone does with their machine?

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    joshman September 09, 2009, 00:48
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    what did you figure out? I am stumped with mine cant figure out why I am not getting a charge when my battery and alternator test just fine. I am really tired of trying to figure this out.

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    joshman, September 09, 2009, 08:58
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    I am Getting 120 amps of voltage from alternator. But I am also getting Ignition feed through bolth field untill i disconnecet the altnator. then the computor sends a ground. I can ground the altanator manuley to charge but the truck wont do it itself

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    Visitor, September 05, 2010, 07:17

    its the computer-computer controls the ground-bad design by dodge.

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