new alternator and not charging. what could be the problem

Asked by Sep 19, 2016 at 03:36 PM about the 1996 GMC Sonoma 2 Dr SL Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

new alternator and not charging. what could be the problem

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Could be the battery, corroded, or loose battery cables, or bad voltage regulator. Take the truck to your local auto parts and they can check it free of charge

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all above are correct...diode...who and when was the alt replaced?? as ts said some time ago >It looks like your trucks charging system is computer controlled, have the engine control system checked, the fault might be in the ECM. its called a VAT TEST

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http://www.automotiveforums.com/t952318- alternator_charging_problem_1998_gmc_jimmy_4_3.html

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