94 chevy 4x4 not charging all the time HELP!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chevy C/K Truck Forum' started by eeyore, May 7, 2011.

  1. eeyore

    eeyore New Member

    my 94 dont charge all the time i put a net battery alternator and starter any one help me it would be a great thing.
     
  2. ntbush83

    ntbush83 Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Have you checked your battery cables?
     
  3. Crispyt

    Crispyt Rockstar 3 Years 100 Posts

    Does yours have an external regulator? When you say it isnt charging all the time do you mean that when its running you notice that your voltage gauge is going up and down in voltage. Or that it does dead over night or if it sits? I would start with wiring first and make sure that your belt isnt slipping a lot. Bring your alternator to autozone and they can bench test it for you there for free and make sure its not defective. Make sure your battery is good too.

    Make sure you have a good ground and put a voltmeter on your battery when its charging and see if its a relitively stabil and move your cables around at the same time and see if it suddenly drops when your moving certain cables.
     
    Last edited: May 9, 2011

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