Alternator good battery won't charge

Asked by Aug 22, 2017 at 02:25 PM about the 2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Where is my open circuit why does a
good alternator not charge what do I
check first 2nd and 3rd somebody
please answer me

2 Answers


Check the ground for the battery (usually at the engine block). Also check the battery cable connections. Has the battery itself also been charged and load tested?


as gary said, but also check to make sure you are getting close to 14volt at the battery cable when the car is running

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