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Re: battery/charging problem (archive)

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Posted by mark on January 12, 2001 at 21:17:33:

In Reply to: Re: battery/charging problem posted by Scottie on January 12, 2001 at 20:37:37:


Your stuck tape may be the problem. It may be keeping the tape mechanism running.
To see if your alternator is working, use a voltmeter across the battery terminals. The voltage should jump above 12.5 once the engine is running, to about 13.5 volts.





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