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Second opinion] 97 dodge caravan something is making my alternater go bad
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Dodge Mechanic: Canuck Tech, Auto Mechanic replied 3 months ago
Canuck Tech
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Hi there. I see you are seeking a second opinion. I have no information on this problem, but I am happy to help if you are willing to give me a few details.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
ok what do u need
Dodge Mechanic: Canuck Tech, Auto Mechanic replied 3 months ago

You have gone through 3 alternators?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
all new
Dodge Mechanic: Canuck Tech, Auto Mechanic replied 3 months ago

what size engine, and does the charge light come on?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
3.3 caravan 97 ,battery bran new
Dodge Mechanic: Canuck Tech, Auto Mechanic replied 3 months ago

Is there an alternator in it now, does it run?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
battery is drain now ,battery is new
Dodge Mechanic: Canuck Tech, Auto Mechanic replied 3 months ago

Ok - so I want to find out if the drain is the issue, or if the alternator is the issue.

Do you have a voltmeter?

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Dodge Mechanic: Canuck Tech, Auto Mechanic replied 3 months ago

I would like you to start the vehicle, put a voltmeter across the positive an negative terminals, and let me know what the number is, please.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
but its stuck someware els and we have a mager snow storm now , and i do use the voltmeter it shows like the rest no output
something is killing the alterner
Dodge Mechanic: Canuck Tech, Auto Mechanic replied 3 months ago

We will need to wait, I'm afraid. I need that information to move forward. When you have access to the vehicle, please let me know.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
snow storm ,sorry cant now ,just trying to get and idia on whats doing this
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
ok thanks have a good day
Dodge Mechanic: Canuck Tech, Auto Mechanic replied 3 months ago

Thanks. You too.

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Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
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s​OMETIMES THESE REBUILT ALTERNATORS DO LACK QUALITY..HAVING SAID THAT I CAN GO THRU A LIST OF POSSIBLE SCENARIOS OF OTHER THINGS THAT COULD CAUSE IT AND HOW TO CHECK

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