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Hi Im David please allow me sometime to look up some info for you. thanks
4 or 6 cylinder?
ok thanks..sorry for the delay this site is being slow
here a print. please check all of the fuses.
Have you checked the fusible links?
in the engine compartment fuse box.
check all the connection for corrosion and tightness. at the battery terminals. at the alternator. check the main battery ground where it bolts to the engine. check the other battery ground also.
check the connector that plugs into the alternator. make sure the wiring insnt damaged and the connector isnt loose.
there has to be. thats the main ground
it might be connected to the transmission instead.
how long have you had the vehicle and has any other work been done to it lately?. also if you look at the print ive attached. there is a main ground wire that need to go to the engine. its the main reason you are having the problem
well you need to go buy a negative battery cable that goes from the battery to the engine block. and also need to check the continuity of the wiring from the alternator to the relay box and to the fuse panel inside the passenger compartment that goes to the pre excitation resistor
keep me posted ...thanks
yes. ill be here til we fix her.
drop the power down to a manageable operable level. lets just install the ground cable before we worry about the continuity.
it needs to be a large gauge cable securely fastened at the battery and to the engine block
ok well keep me posted
ok. just checking. thanks
when you pull the positive cable off the battery the car dies?
its supposed to
check the alternator fuse
fuse panel under hood. should be label batt.
what about the 100 amp fuse?
is it a link fuse with copper sides?
ill be back on in about an hour. gotta get out of this shop and get home
ok cool......let me know
so the alternator is charging the battery now?
but no dash light? background lights or instrument lights?
ok, back to the prints....
you check the dimmer switch?
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