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  1. Not getting power to the alternator

    Dodge Nitro (07 - 11) Forum
    I have a 2011 dodge nitro with the 3.7. I just replaced what I thought was a bad alternator. After installing the new one i am still not getting a charge. I did drop voltage testing across every point, and everything was fine. When i checked the field wire i found i was getting no power to the...
  2. Battery Voltage

    Dodge Ram Truck 1st Gen (88 - 93) Forum
    I understand a traditional battery that is fully charged should be 12.6v I know when the vehicle is running you should have around 14.6 volts. My question is assuming all is working properly and the battery is fully charged, when the engine is running does the field wires sense the battery is...
  3. 09 Journey no power from new alternator

    Dodge Journey Talk
    Hey folks, any help would be appreciated. I've been driving myself crazy with this one. The problem is that the alternator doesn't seem to be energizing. The system reads just the battery's voltage when I check the main lug on the alt while running. The alt is a new reman & it tests fine (14+...
  4. 97 Grand Caravan Charging System Dead

    3rd Gen Caravan Talk (96-00)
    I have a 1997 Grand Caravan V6 3.8L. The charging system is dead. Initially I pulled out the alternator, because it died while I was driving it home at night with the headlights on, and took it to AutoZone to have it tested, it tested good. The next thing I did was take the battery out to...
  5. New alt. not putting out enough volage, suspect other issues?

    2G Dodge RAM - General Talk
    1997 Ram 1500, 5.9L Brand new alternator and battery. An alternator test done by Autozone sees 12v going into the battery, not the 13.5v they're expecting. We think there's a drain somewhere. Possibly related issue: recently the "maint required" light came on. Checked and there's no error...
  6. Accumeter oscillates on start

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    (I meant Ammeter... sorry) Hi, We're leaving for our big trip next week so had to do a test drive this weekend. All seems fine except one thing. When I start, the ammeter oscillates quite a lot for about 5-10 minutes. The oscillation is quite large (let's say +3 to -3) at start and it settles...