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Old 08-06-2014, 14:04   #17
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Originally Posted by Z71bill View Post
After I jumped started it today and drove it over to Sam's Club (about 10 miles) the car would not restart.

So bad alternator is a possibility - but the idiot light does not light up - and the AutoZone alternator test was good.

I told my daughter (her car) I was 98% sure it was just a bad battery - but it is possible something else is wrong.
You should read around 14.2 volts or so while the truck is running with a good alternator. See what it reads, bet its in the 12 volt range, which would indicate a bad alternator.
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