volt meter

Asked by Sep 07, 2009 at 01:20 AM about the 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LS RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when idling or at a red light.my volt meter lowers to about 10 to 11 amps also hums but as soon as i take off it goes to 14 amps. i do not have any problems starting the car at any time. can you please help.  

3 Answers

5

I have a 05 ls and it does the same thing i do not know either...sometimes in the morning i notice it cause i will see my head lights dim and the gage drop then i will climb back up to 14

15

sounds like u need a new alternator there dude, i known s-10's to do that a lot.

115

i'm not exactly a machanic but am in a automotive college. and i would definately have your alternator checked out

Your Answer:

TrailBlazer

Looking for a Used TrailBlazer in your area?

CarGurus has 3,417 nationwide TrailBlazer listings starting at $750.

ZIP:

Chevrolet TrailBlazer Experts

  • #1
    bigdogracer
    Reputation
    1,140
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    980
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    860
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Tahoe
675 Great Deals out of 38,596 listings starting at $995
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,162 Great Deals out of 73,779 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,869 Great Deals out of 159,082 listings starting at $1,200
Used GMC Envoy
44 Great Deals out of 1,599 listings starting at $1,990
Used Dodge Charger
347 Great Deals out of 29,951 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Impala
527 Great Deals out of 26,257 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT
6 Great Deals out of 763 listings starting at $2,499
Used Dodge Durango
364 Great Deals out of 23,671 listings starting at $1,750
Used Ford Mustang
297 Great Deals out of 40,392 listings starting at $1,312
Used Ford Explorer
943 Great Deals out of 71,545 listings starting at $695
Used Chevrolet Equinox
1,278 Great Deals out of 89,022 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Blazer
735 listings starting at $900

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.