Motor dying out

Asked by Jan 04, 2016 at 11:53 PM about the 1992 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Scottsdale Extended Cab LB RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

motor dies out when the head lamps are
turned on

1 Answer


You are running out of power. Test the output on the alternator. If the out put is less then 12.5 then your alternator is bad and not charging properly. If the output is fine then you may have a connection issue. Check all your ground connections. Check back with what you find.

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