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Old 11-14-2012, 06:29 AM
joegr joegr is offline
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Location: Gulfport, MS
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Originally Posted by GoForthFast View Post
You can't put on an alternator with a dead battery and expect it to come back enough unless you drive across the state.
Each time you take a battery to dead zero, you kill a bit of it.
Get a charger and slo charge your new battery to see if you can get it to come back.
That, plus use a voltmeter (or the dash diagnostic feature) and measure the electrical system voltage while the engine is running. If it doesn't stay between 13.6 and 14.5 volts, you have a charging system problem still.
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