1999 grand marquis 3 way plug on alternator is bad what happens if I run car anyway

Asked by Apr 30, 2014 at 01:36 PM about the 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis 4 Dr LS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The plug on my alternator is bad will it hurt my battery to
run it anyway

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it will kill your battery if you're not charging it as the engine runs

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Lots of bad things can happen - like an electrical fire. At the very least - you'll have a dead battery soon. You can pick up a new Pigtail at NAPA or order one from almost any Auto Parts Retail store - or even on line. OR, you could go to a dismantler and get a used one. Please, for safety's sake - don't drive it.

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