Battery, alternator

Asked by Jun 12, 2019 at 09:38 AM about the 1990 Chevrolet S-10

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Battery wont hold a jump after i remove the cables.
Sputters and dies

2 Answers

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Could just be a bad battery, with a dead cell (or two). Take it somewhere and get it load tested, and check those terminals/clamps on the wire harness for frayed ends, or loose/missing grounds.

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My guess is a dead alternator but the battery may also be bad.

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