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Unread 10-01-2013, 02:25 PM   #16
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Same issue, short trip to town, everything worked as normal. Stopped for (5) minutes, Jeep would not start. Weak interior lights and (1) click from the starter. Jump started, dash voltage meter pegged and ck gauge light on. Approx a mile down the road, meter came back to normal, ck gauge went out. Got home and let it idle for an hour, for what I thought, to recharge the battery. Again, (1) click from the starter. Long story to a short question, can the alternator go bad that fast ? Grounds and terminal connections solid, mildly dirty ... boom to bust after (5) minutes in the parking lot.

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Unread 11-15-2014, 07:58 AM   #17
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hello all I have a 1998 grand Cherokee this morning I was on my way to work my gauge lite came on my alt gauge was at 9on dash then was pinned to zero with my truck running anyone no what mite be the prob
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Unread 11-15-2014, 08:35 AM   #18
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Test your way to the source of the problem, alternator-wires-wire connections-battery. The alternator should be your first suspect.

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19 volts , 9 volts , alternator , battery , check guages light

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