1989 Other Cadillac Models altanator or battery

Tiny
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1989 Other Cadillac Models V8 Front Wheel Drive Automatic 230000 miles

I bought a new battery and an altanator and replaced them and they do not work proporly the battery dies and the altanator acts like it is not working but everything is installed properly.

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Sunday, January 13th, 2008 AT 6:39 PM

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Tiny
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Where did you buy the parts?

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Monday, January 14th, 2008 AT 4:22 PM
Tiny
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I had purchased my parts at A-1 auto parts the battery worked just fine untill it died we had the altanator tested and it checked out ok. Do you know of any reason why it would not charge the battery?

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Tuesday, January 15th, 2008 AT 11:42 AM
Tiny
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Charge the battery up and ck it for a draw, after charged remove the neg battery cable and hook up an amp meter, between the battery and the cable, let it sit there for about 10 to 15 min, then look at it, should be below.30 of an amp, anything higher will run down the battery, if its higher you will have to start pulling fuses til it goes away and then find a wiring scematic of that fuse

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Tuesday, January 15th, 2008 AT 2:37 PM
Tiny
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Thanks for the info I will try that and let you know how it works

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Wednesday, January 16th, 2008 AT 11:11 AM

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