Originally Posted by shortstuf212559
if your going to replace the Alternator, replace the battery along with it. USUALLY when a alt goes, it take the battery out with it... killing it a few months later... it seems to be a concensus to replace them both at the same time to avoid headache down the road.
Yes this is a very good idea. It becomes a vicious cycle....in our dozer the alt went bad so we replaced it, then the batteries failed a month later so we replaced them, but the bad batteries took out the alt so we replaced it again. Never doing that again...