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I have no power to my alternator and fuse box : Yes I can

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I have no power to my alternator and fuse box
JA: Will the battery hold a charge? Do you know the fuse number?
Customer: Yes I can crank it up
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: I have no lights on the inside or outside
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: I tried new fuses and getting a new alternator
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Nissan Mechanic should know about your Nissan?
Customer: No
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Mike V. replied 10 months ago.

Hi there,

To be clear, there isn't any power to the alternator from the battery and the fuse box doesn't have power but the vehicle will start?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Mike V. replied 10 months ago.

Interesting problem.

What year and model as well as engine size is this?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I have a 95 and the motor is a v6 3000
Expert:  Mike V. replied 10 months ago.

please, what model is it?
Maxima? Altima? Truck?

Expert:  Mike V. replied 10 months ago.

do you have a test light or volt meter?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it's a Nissa pathfinder four wheel drive
Expert:  Mike V. replied 10 months ago.

What color wires are you checking for power on the alternator and how are you checking for power?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Can you just call me
Expert:  Mike V. replied 10 months ago.

Sorry, I am unable to call at this time. I am going to open this up to the other experts for you.

Please do not reply or it will lock it to me.

Expert:  Mike S. replied 10 months ago.

Check or replace the fuse K in the fuse block. If you have no voltage at the alternator larger wires, B and S white wires, then it appears the fusible link between the alternator and the battery is burnt up. It should be the black fusible link.

Expert:  Mike S. replied 10 months ago.

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