Volt meter reads 9 volts is alternator bad?

Asked by Mar 20, 2015 at 09:20 AM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

For 16 years it's always been at 14
volts now it keeps going down to 9
then back up to 14.

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Yup, time for a new one.

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