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I have a 2003 hoilday ramber endeavor alter. not charging

but charges with shore and...
i have a 2003 hoilday ramber endeavor alter. not charging but charges with shore and gen power but they say alter. is good. can you help me?
JA: Are you fixing your Endeavor yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i started to but iam to big now. so i took it to freightliner
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes all good
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: yes before that i replaced the engine oil sending unit and touched a terminal on the alter. and it spark just a bit.
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11/17/2017
Wayne
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will be assisting you with this issue today

so are you saying the coach battery are not being charged ??

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Hi

I see you requested a phone call, I my self can not do a call

another expert may , plus JA charges extra for the call

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
alter. light is on alarm is sounding and guage is showing no charge but i run the gen or shore power it is showing a charge thur the gauge and the batts. bothhouse and chaisse are full charge
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
are you still talking to me iam slow at typing

HI

Sorry for the delay, I work with 4-5 questions at a time

and Yes I type slow also

Wayne

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Hi

Do you have a volt meter ??

If so unit running , measure the volts at the Battery terminal on the alter alternator

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 29 days ago
i have a gauge and with the moterhome runing it is 12volts and will drop but start the house gen up or have it pluged into shore power it will be12.5plus and the batterys voltage is 13.5plus

Hi

Thank you for the response

if you only have 12 volts on the alternator

it is not good, should read around 13.6

did you take alternator off and have it checked ??

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Customer reply replied 29 days ago
i took it back to freightliner truck because the alter. was under warranty they put it on 8 months ago. they said it was the alter too but now it may be something else
Customer reply replied 29 days ago
is there a isolator our something between alter and battery

Hi

Thank you for the response

No, no isolator

I say the alternator has failed again

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Customer reply replied 29 days ago
freightliner says no because then put new one on and still the same i think am gettting the run around by freightlier i will go get it and bring it home figure it out myself.I thank you and may call on you later.

Hi

Your welcome, please remember to rate my answer

So I get credit for the question, Yes please call on me

I think f/l is giving you the run around

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