I have 94 Camry 2.2 4 cyl. I replaced battery. It is good. However, it died because of apparent bad alternator. I replaced alternator and still no charge of battery ???

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Asked by Dec 13, 2014 at 01:42 PM about the Toyota Camry

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replaced battery and alternator on 1994 Toyota Camry 2.2 4 cyl. I know battery is good.
No apparent charge by alternator. What else should I look for / do ? I charged battery started and ran fine for a while then died (again)

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Check the voltage regulator http://www.ehow.com/how-does_5024418_automotive-voltage-regulator-work.html

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id you have the alternator tested be for you buy it But on your car when running it should be puting out 13.5 v With a volt metor if not over 13 v the altenator is bad I have seen this many times

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Check charging system clean battery ends s12.5 idle 13.5 1000 Roma Then if still drawing current take- a test light put it inbetween pos cable and battery postive post light schould be on test light pull fuse out of box one at a time pill fuse light goes out another light foes out.another light stays on then take wire diagramed follow to where problem will be.let m e know which circuit it is .go from there ,now you know where short is.

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I would replace the alternator if it is putting out at lest 13.2v at a idle it sounds to me that the alternator has more than one bad diode in it I would take it back I hope it has a life time

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Thanks to all who commented and advised. I was at a point of frustration over this issue but now it is resolved because of your help and input. Thank you very much for taking the time to assist. My daughter is driving her car again.

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Its ur voltage regulator because i have a 94 Toyota camry le and i have a new battery and alternator and my car is doing the same thing and its my voltage regulator

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