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BATTERY OR ALTERNATOR

1997 Chrysler Concorde

Electrical problem
1997 Chrysler Concorde 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 81675 miles

i had a bad bettery in my car, which just got fixed but needed a good battery to see if it would start. So my girlfriend and little brother decided to take the bettery out of her car while it was running so they can see in the dark with the hood light. When the shut the car off and we put the battery back in the car there is no power to anything at all. Would that be a bad alternator.
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Jeradsternthal
December 14, 2008.




Check the fuse B 20 amp in the power distribution center -this fuse if it doesn't have power it means a blown fusible link-Refer to the wiring diagram I gave you earlier-You have 3 fusible links the location is right there in the diagram
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Rasmataz
Dec 15, 2008.
How far from the battery is the distribution center and what does it look like.

Thanks

jerad

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Jeradsternthal
Dec 15, 2008.
There is power going to the link thats about a foot from the battery. I had to take the battery out to get to it, so I ran mini cables from the terminal to the posi wires (where the white says fusible link on the wire) put the test light on the ground wire and it didn't light. However when I used the neg terminal for the test light I got a light. So is there a link for the neg?

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Jeradsternthal
Dec 15, 2008.
Power distribution center


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_pdc_2.jpg



so i ran mini cables from the terminal to the posi wires (where the white says fusible link on the wire) put the test light on the ground wire and it didn't light. however when i used the neg terminal for the test light i got a light. so is there a link for the neg?

I'm getting confuse here is to what you doing-negative side don't have a fusible link

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Rasmataz
Dec 15, 2008.
I removed the battery. Connected the positive terminal to the battery with a wire to the power wires on the car.

I used the grond wires on the car for my test light.

When I checked the link it didn't light up.

So I used the ground on the battery and the light lit up on the tester.

I got the picture of the power distribution center. I tried all those fuses and there is no power any where in there except the hazard

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Jeradsternthal
Dec 15, 2008.
You need to find all the fusible links test it before and after it-You should have power before and after iif no power after the link -the link is open-

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Rasmataz
Dec 16, 2008.
How far into the wiring is the fusible link because I dont wnna cut all that wire up. And there is absolutely no power in the distribution center.

Tiny
Jeradsternthal
Dec 16, 2008.
To be able to check the grounds in thecar, there needs to be awire from the neg battery cable to the cars neg terminal

Tiny
Jack42
Dec 16, 2008.
But where are the fusible links. Im getting power to the starter but not the alternator

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Jeradsternthal
Dec 17, 2008.
Do I gotta cut all the loom off the positve wires to find the fusible links. Are they under the power distribution center or behind the pcm. Im trying to pin point these links. Do you have any idea what a fusible link looks like and does an auto part store cary them.

Thanks
jerad

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Jeradsternthal
Dec 19, 2008.

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