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1996 Ford Contour Question: why my alternator keeps going bad

 

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dirtdog48, Winnsboro, SC, September 24, 2012, 17:26
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well i put a alternator n the ford drove it for two days an the thing went bad so i put another one n an like n two days that one wasnt any good but be for i put them n i had them checked at auto zone n they said they both was good n they both went bad

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    holston2008 September 24, 2012, 17:58
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    are u buying new alternators or remans

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    globalhelper September 25, 2012, 06:12
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    where are you buying your parts that might be the issue or poss bad battery

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    ziptie12 September 28, 2012, 06:44
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    Have all wiring and fuses been checked? Do you FULLY charge the battery BEFORE running it with the 'new' alternator? Bad battery can cause alt. failure.

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