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Old 02-16-2011, 09:42 PM   #1
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Default Charging System issue

I have a 2003 SSEI and am experiencing a new issue with the car. When I got the new engine in the car I put a battery from one of my Grand Nationals in it. Everything was fine for over 2000 miles. My fiance left her door open and the car went dead overnite.. I jumped it the next day and all seemed just fine. It went back up to 14+ volts. The following day it dropped to 11.9... I said screw it and ordered a brand new alt and went and bought a brand new Battery. I put the battery in ....same....today the alt came in and I installed it....same! Any ideas? This is driving me nuts!
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Have you checked the wire that goes from the battery to the alternator?
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I have not had a chance to check the wires. I will do so early tomorrow. I just want to get as many ideas as I can
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Well, you changed the alternator and the battery, and still having problems. That kind of only leaves the wire.
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Default Flat Battery problems.

Dont forget to check for drains on the battery, things like the trunk light or dome light.
I put a new battery on my girlfriends car last summer and it was defective, car would start fine for a while then fail to work. I was rearing my hair out 'til I figured it out.
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