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Old 05-26-2017, 04:55 PM
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My alternator burnt up and I replaced it. I was driving it today when it started to run rough,the ac freaked and quit as the charge went to 16 amps. I pulled over pulled the plug and drove her home. I have looked for the problem but no luck. Anyone else had this problem? Any suggestions as to where to look?
 
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Old 05-27-2017, 01:28 PM
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First have the place you got the new alternator at test it. Was it a new or rebuilt alternator?

Was it 16 amps or volts?

When you said old alternator "burned up", what were the symptoms?

Did the current/voltage go back to normal when you disconnected the A/C?

Did you try reconnecting the A/C to see if the problem returned?

If not the alternator then I'd suspect the A/C compressor clutch. Might check the resistance of the clutch and compare w/ a good one.
 

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