Alternator

Asked by David Nov 27, 2018 at 08:45 AM about the Dodge Caravan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I replaced my alternator in a 2011
caravan. Now 1 passenger side marker
light stays lit up all the time. Have to
disconnect battery to get it to turn off.
Any clues?

6 Answers

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Did you disconnect the negative battery terminal before you replaced the alternator?

Yes, both cables were unhooked. I also installed a brand new battery. Positive cable on first then negative.

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Check for a relay staying in the closed position.

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Check switch on dash or column and other bulb to see if it is blown. (One not lit)

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Is the switch on that is on top of the steering column behind the wheel?

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Is the positive making contact with the negative side of that circuit? Had this in an old Chevy years ago.

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