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Will driving a nissan titan with a bad altenator damage the

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will driving a nissan titan with a bad altenator damage the electrical system?
JA: Have you tested the battery? Do you hear a clicking when you try and start the car?
Customer: no, do hear clicking when starting the truck ffbattery is dead, jump starts works but battery will not charge off truck
JA: What year is your Titan?
Customer: 2008
JA: Are you fixing your Titan yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: looks like it is a project, will rain today, can I continue to drive for a day or so and replace it then with out damaging other systems?
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I'm Ron and I will be helping you today.
Stand by for a moment while I prepare your answer.

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

A bad alternator will NOT cause any damage to the electrical system, it will just not charge your battery.

Thanks and please remember to rate me 5 stars and keep this link in case you need me again later on.

Ron

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

If you are satisfied with my answer, I would greatly appreciate a 5
star rating now and I will still assist you after you have rated me
too if another question pops up. I don’t get credit for helping you
until you rate me.
Thanks again, Ron