we changed altinator three times still van isn't charging what else could it be

Asked by Feb 20, 2012 at 04:30 PM about the Dodge Ram Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the engine light was comeing on then when we put on the blinkers they were weak, we changed the altinator and it is still doing the same thing so we thought we might of  got a bad altinator but we are now on the third altinator (new)

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try changing the battery too. our van kept killing the batteries even with a new altinator. we took the fuse out for the radio too, that seemed to help for some odd reason.

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Its your ground wire, went through the same thing , pull ground off clean ..

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