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10-24-02, 08:53 PM   #1  
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i just recently installed a new alternator in my 94 geo metro also i put in a new battery but when i start up the car my battery light keeps coming on i have check the cables and everything seems tight i did however drive my car for like 15 minutes with the new battery and old alternator to go buy the alternator could this just be from that few mintues of the old one draining the new battery please help if you can i have never done this before before yesterday all i had ever done was change a tire

 
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10-25-02, 03:46 AM   #2  
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Likely a poorly rebuilt/defective alternator. Swap it for another one at the parts store.

 
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10-26-02, 02:14 PM   #3  
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thank you

it was a bad alternator thank you i just put in a new one and everything is running good

 
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