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Old 08-02-2005, 01:59 PM
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Easy solution

Doc here,

Did it do this BEFORE you changed the charging system?

Quick and dirty Solution, Charge the battery up with a Charger, 10 amps 6 to 8 hours..Get a load test..If it passes,

Take it home, unplug ALL the alternator Wires and let it sit an equal amount of time, If it IS not dead, replace the Alternator..you have an OBF on the diode Pack forward biasing, and causing a load just sitting...

If It IS dead, do the load test on individual circuits as outlined in prior post..

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