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JwillC 07-16-2013 08:15 PM

"checck gauges" 9 volts?
Lately I'v e had a prob in my 98. starts up fine every time i drive it (weekend driven) the volt gauge is not at 14 and after driving for a bit the "check gauges" light comes on and the needle is at the bottom 9 volts, I had the prob before but it was going to opposite side of the gauge, and it finally went away. Since i put in an Optima Yellow Top. KC lights drained it somehow i think about a month ago and had to get it recharged. since then disconected the lights and now this problem has poped up?.....

wwch99tj 07-16-2013 09:58 PM

Your alt is going bad, mine was doing the same thing for a while too since replacing it everything has been normal.
I had it tested and it passed, but problem was intermittent so it wouldn't detect it...

JwillC 07-20-2013 10:30 PM

I was Afraid of that. But thats what I figured was wrong. Thanks

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