old alt was at 8v with engine running, i replaced the alt
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2003 Hyundai Sonata Question: the battery is good and the alt is also good battery is not charging
Answer #1goodguy September 29, 2012, 23:15Master
check for power going to the alt if you have power you might have a defective alt
Answer #2ziptie12 October 04, 2012, 07:14Master
Which post (wire) is reading 8V when running? Normally you should see battery voltage while running , if alt is not charging, 8V would tell me either bad cells in battery , or excessive corrosion in wiring/connection(s). Get circuit info so you know what to expect. Fully SLOW charge the battery and then test , before putting on more parts.