I've replaced the alternator and voltage regulator, but my 85 f-150 is still not charging. Can anyone tell me how to fix my problem. please.

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Asked by Sep 26, 2012 at 04:57 PM about the 1985 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i put on a new alternator and new voltage regulator. I can jump the truck and it runs fine, but when I disconnect the hot post it cuts off.

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How is the battery? Voltage, age?

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Possibly a fusable link in the charging system blown? You'll have to use a volt-ohm meter to check for continuety in the wires that run from the battery to the alternator.

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Also as stated by Tom, a dead or internally shorted out battery will cause this too. Any fuel injected vehicle will not run with the battery disconnected.

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replaced the battery also, and it is carburator not fuel inj. sorry that I did not think about list these things also.

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