Alternator platform?


Asked by Jun 22, 2017 at 06:52 PM about the 1978 Dodge D-Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My battery in my pickup keeps dying and we
found out the alternator isnt working (its
brand new) i followed a green wire that said
platform thinking it was a ground. Now im
curious what this platfrom is i found it and
im starting to think its not the problem.

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what does the volts read at the battery with the car running at idle and at 2500 rpm?


I found the problem. These old dodge trucks have problems at the amp gauge causing it to melt. I conected the wires together which fixed the melting problem but would not let my altenator do its job. I just found a diagram that looks legit and allows everything to run smooth

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