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Unread 09-09-2013, 02:26 PM   #1
DocH60
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85 CJ Voltmeter

My jeep starts normal and voltmeter reads 14 volts but after 30 seconds it peg's all the to the right, 16+, any ideas ?

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Unread 09-09-2013, 02:29 PM   #2
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When was the last time you replaced the alternator?
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Unread 09-09-2013, 02:44 PM   #3
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about 3 years ago and battery 6 months
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Unread 09-09-2013, 02:56 PM   #4
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Have the alternator tested. I've seen them spike voltage right before they crapped out.
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Unread 09-09-2013, 03:27 PM   #5
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thanks brother, will do.
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