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Hey all,
I went and had the battery charged, and it held just fine. We put it in the car, and it with it running, tests at 13.8 volts. Hmmmmm...... I come back, 2 days later, I'm pushing a whopping 10.2 volts. Methinks my newer alternator sucks. I'm taking it off and taking it over to Autozone to have it bench tested.
I have a question though. How do you remove the lower bracket bolt that the Alternator swivels from? Is it a hex head key? Or what size socket do I need to use? I can remove the top one with a 1/2 inch socket (yeah, it's aftermarket) but I am having a hard time firguring out what to use to remove the bottom bracket.
Thanks for your help,
Chris
 

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Re: Update on charging issue.....or lack thereof. (200HP4dr)

Also, This pretty much tells me that the problem is in the alternator, right?
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Re: Update on charging issue.....or lack thereof. (Tornado Wolfie)

Less than 60 miles but close. I'm taking it to have the Alt. tested tonight.
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Re: Update on charging issue.....or lack thereof. (Tornado Wolfie)

No, this is good news. I'd rather I know what it is that's wrong then have to hunt down a nasty little gremlin.
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Re: Update on charging issue.....or lack thereof. (Tornado Wolfie)

Damn! This sucks. I will have the Alt. tested to verify that it either is or isn't my alternator.
Hopefully some of these guys will catch it and be able to help.
I will post updates tomorrow.
Chris
 
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