The alternator isn't charging the battery for my 2 liter turbo '90 eclipse...the
fusable link for the alternator looks good. The battery/charging light DOES NOT
light up when turning the key on to start, nor when the engine is running. So
does this bulb being out prevent the alternator from working? A wiring diagram
would be great--can give my FAX no.. It may be related to an attempt to jump
start another car. We have a good, tight alternator belt of course and a good
OK, get out your voltmeter and connect it directly to the alternator output
terminal. With the engine OFF, you should read battery voltage. Start the
engine. The voltage should go up to about 14v or so if the alternator is
working. If there's no change, othe voltage actually drops, your alternator
is fried. Get a replacement from your local parts store.
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