Truck starts and runs fine and than GEN light comes on and Battery gauge rises,

5

Asked by Feb 19, 2015 at 07:19 PM about the 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

96 Dodge ram 1500 5.9. After the GEN light turns on ill pull over and shut the truck off
and try to restart  it and it wont even turn over like if i lost all power. But the radio does
turn on. I tested the voltage on the battery and alternator and they both are good. I need
help finding the problem.

1 Answer

70

take the alternator and the battery out and have a shop check it,,takes more than just a multi meter sometimes. good luck

Your Answer

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
    Reputation
    6,510
  • #2
    pudgybear
    Reputation
    6,380
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    5,790
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,768 Great Deals out of 212,057 listings starting at $1,300
Used Dodge Ram 2500
154 Great Deals out of 5,266 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,110 Great Deals out of 64,988 listings starting at $1,750
Used Toyota Tacoma
648 Great Deals out of 45,555 listings starting at $2,700
Used Dodge Dakota
92 Great Deals out of 3,601 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford Mustang
541 Great Deals out of 36,470 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
75 Great Deals out of 1,368 listings starting at $6,798
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
43 Great Deals out of 1,065 listings starting at $5,990
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
79 Great Deals out of 1,565 listings starting at $2,950
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
57 Great Deals out of 1,414 listings starting at $2,588
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
51 Great Deals out of 1,249 listings starting at $2,994

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.