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2000 Chevy: the truck started to lose volts slowly while I..tight

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I have a 2000 Chevy S-10. My battery light came on and the truck started to lose volts slowly while I was going home. My battery cables are tight. I do have electrolyte in the battery. Last time this happened I had to change out the battery. Now it does it again. Could it be the alternator?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Dan replied 9 years ago.
HiCustomer Thank you for asking your question on Just Answer. The other Experts and I are working on your answer. By the way, it would help us to know:

-What year is your Chevy?
-What model is your Chevy?
-How many miles are on your Chevy?
-What type of engine is in your Chevy?
-What have you already tried?

Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. Please reply as soon as possible so that we can finish answering your question.
Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Reply to Dan's Post: 2000 Chevy
S-10
85,000 miles
2.2L Four Cylinder
Checked for battery cables tightness, electrolyte level, blown fuses, battery volts with multimeter.
Expert:  Dan replied 9 years ago.

Using the J 39200 DMM, measure the voltage at the battery stud on the generator.

Is the voltage within the specified range?

9-16 V

Go to Step 9

Go to Step 10

9

Repair or replace the generator Refer to Generator Replacement .