why does my 1993 chevy k1500 makes on gauge low voltage?

Asked by Oct 31, 2016 at 01:33 PM about the 1993 GMC Sierra 1500 K1500 4WD Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have 1993 chevy k1500 i have replace the ALTERNATOR, STARTER,
BATTERY, BATTERY TERMINALS. I have check all cables non burn or
melted. my gauge still marks low very low. i turn on my lights, my hazard lights
and it wants to shut off due to no power or lack of power. what can be causing
this to my truck.

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Try measuring the voltage with a hand held meter to see if your gauge is off. Check the engine grounding strap too.

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