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PONTIAC TRANSPORT 12 VOLT PROBLEM

1993 Pontiac Transport • 180,000 miles

Not charging but alternator is good does it have a fuse or which wire is the ground so I can check it
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December 12, 2012.




How do you know it is good if it is not charging?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Dec 12, 2012.
Had the alt checked

Tiny
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Dec 12, 2012.
Voltage guage still low
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Tiny
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Dec 12, 2012.
Who? How? On or off car? What is the voltage at the battery with engine running?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Dec 12, 2012.
Could I have a bad wire somewhere?

Tiny
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Dec 12, 2012.
Took it off to check it checked good at parts store bot not on van

Tiny
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Dec 12, 2012.
Ok, the big fat red wire needs 12 volts all the time. In the connector for the alt, one should also have 12 volts, key on.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Dec 12, 2012.
Guage shows about 8 volts with it running

Tiny
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Dec 12, 2012.
Do the checks I told you

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Dec 12, 2012.
Ok thanks don't have 12 volts on big red wire. Will try a new wire there.

Tiny
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Dec 12, 2012.

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