Not getting enough voltage

Shane Reber

Asked by Feb 28, 2016 at 01:28 AM about the 1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

New alt and battery I jump the car and after 5 mins
of running with the heat and lights on everything
starts getting dim.

1 Answer


Sounds like the alternator is not working, either take it off to be tested, or get the car somewhere to be tested. If you have a volt meter there should be 14.5 DCV when running at the battery posts.

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