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The alternator is getting quite hot on short jouneys, 2004

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the alternator is getting quite hot on short jouneys
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 2004 2500 cummin5.9 derv
JA: Are you fixing your 2500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: new belt that hasnot lasted very long alternator spun freely with belt off
JA: Which belt is acting up? And when was it last changed?
Customer: the only belt
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: batteries goes flat after 2/3 days non use new batteries
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

Hi Im David, replace the alternator if its not reading 14.4 vdc at the battery while the engine is running.

Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

just checking in to see how its going

Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

do you still need assistance?

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