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Old 09-11-2013, 05:47 PM
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Mein Auto: x5 3.0
alternator issue

I have 06 x5 3.0. My alternator went about 2 months ago. Now the new alternator 140amp is not charging my battery and I'm hearing a loud squeaking as well. Any ideas on a solution.
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Old 09-12-2013, 12:17 PM
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How many miles are on your belt tensioners? What does the drive belt look like (condition)?
How old is your battery? A bad battery can kill (overheat) a new alternator.
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