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Hi there, just replaced my alternator and STILL getting the message 'Battery No Charge' The battery is new, and the wires don't seem to be corroded at all.. I had the alternator tested at Autozone and they said it was Good. Is there any way it could still be 'bad'? I don't see what else could be causing this.. ? Any help would be wonderful, as I have to get to school during the week. Thanks!
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maydog said:
I dont know all of the details, but could it be that the field windings are not becoming energized by the IPC?
Hey - thanks for the reply.. so quickly! Newho, what'd you just say? :) So what do I need to do?
 

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After the engine starts the IPC sends 12v (through some resistance) to the field windings in the alternator. I belive this is called the lamp wire, the red one going to the plug on the alternator. You could check that this is at 12V when the engine is running with the plug disconnected from the alt.
 
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