WHY DO I CONSTANTLY NEED A JUMP AFTER DRIVING ...

  • Tiny
  • Kenya1981
  • 1999 Plymouth Breeze
  • 12,000 miles

Why do I constantly need a jump after driving for awhile car shuts down and I have to get a jump. I already changed the battery and starter

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Thursday, March 7th, 2013 AT 4:02 AM

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  • caradiodoc
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The starter doesn't have anything to do with the dead battery. Suspect the alternator brushes. Measure the voltages on the two smaller wires on the back of the alternator while the engine is running.

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Thursday, March 7th, 2013 AT 6:24 AM

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