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2012 Buick Lacrosse. Came home from a weekend to find

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2012 Buick Lacrosse. Came home from a long weekend to find battery was dead. Charged battery and car started fine. Now it hesitates to start and weird things happen like the wipers go off once, the a/c turns on by itself etc.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

Hi Im David thanks for visiting the site, do you have a multi meter?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No. The batter voltage is 14.7
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

thats too high. it should be 14.0-14.4 while running.

Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

weird stuff happens when the alternator puts out too much voltage.

Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

check the output at the alternator

Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

let me know what the alternator is putting out, thanks

Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

just checking in to see how its going

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