Replaced alternater but it will not run without jumper cables hooked another battery

Asked by Sep 04, 2016 at 03:49 PM about the 1997 Ford F-150 Lariat Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Get your battery tested, it may have enough voltage but not enough cranking amps to start truck, a dead cell may cause that problem.

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Thanks that will be my next step

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Battery sounds like it is shorted out. Do lights work, will horn blow, but not as loud without the cables attached?

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