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My 2004 Envoy's Volt Gauge will show a discharge upon a cold
start.By cold I mean like overnite ,below freezing temperture,about
20 or so. It will show discharge for about 7,8 Seconds then go slowly
to charge state.If you let it run for a few minutes,and restart it will not
happen.
Dealer replaced Alternator,but it still does this.
They claim they checked others and they do the same thing.
I find this to be a problem but they think not,Any ideas out there? :idea:
 

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Hmm, I'll take a look tomorrow morning when I start up. We're out of really cold weather in Texas right now though.

Does it ever not want to start or does it seem to drain the battery?
 

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:lol: Hi Steve, My Envoy starts just find I just think it is odd to have a
discharge condition at cold start up, only for a number of seconds,
then everything is normal. Matt :roll:
 

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I'm not sure what to think of that. My TB does not show a discharge at all when starting cold. It's not all that cold down here though compared to in Wisconsin! That's crazy cold.
 

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.... although! They did replace the alternator, so there must be something funny going on. I would just watch it, maybe it's grounding out somewhere? Maybe a bat battery?
 

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I heard there was a bad batch of batteries don't know if it was 05-06, 04 could be affected. I have an 06 and I live up north in the cold winter with no problems.
 
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