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Forum: Astra General 11-14-2016, 08:50 PM
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Posted By xdarkxfirex
Re: Random car charging problems

also if it helps, the resting voltage after several hours or even a day is around 12v or a little less
Forum: Astra General 11-13-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By xdarkxfirex
Re: Random car charging problems

I measured it on startup and it ranges from lows 13v, and highest ive ever seen it is 14.2v. Usually around 13.2-13.4 mark. I checked the connections again today and pulled apart the alternator to...
Forum: Astra General 11-13-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,018
Posted By xdarkxfirex
Re: Random car charging problems

I did a test again as my battery was starting to go bad. Replaced it. I get around low 13v-14.1v with the engine running and 12.1-12.5v with it off. Normal with this car or should I be concerned? The...
Forum: Astra General 08-14-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,018
Posted By xdarkxfirex
Re: Random car charging problems

Replaced the alternator today after trying last week spending hours and giving up. I finally got it out, and Its a really tight fit. After replacing it, I took a voltage reading and I get around...
Forum: Astra General 07-27-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,018
Posted By xdarkxfirex
Re: Random car charging problems

You are right too, I should have that checked. But the part store that checks the alternator would have to have it off the car, and it wouldnt be easy where its located. Might be better to check with...
Forum: Astra General 07-24-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By xdarkxfirex
Re: Random car charging problems

Right now it stands at around 12.3-12.4v off, and 13.3-13.4v with alternator on. Battery test failed. Serpentine belt was replaced recently by previous owner because it looks fairly new.

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Forum: Astra General 07-23-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By xdarkxfirex
Re: Random car charging problems

I was saying the battery on the toyota I have is probably around 8 years and runs fine. The one on the astra looks fairly new but when it was tested, it got less cold cranking amps
Forum: Astra General 07-21-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By xdarkxfirex
Re: Random car charging problems

The other car we have, i think it still has the original panasonic battery going 8+years on it. It starts fine. The astra, I got tested at partsource, and they told me the cold cranking amps were 850...
Forum: Astra General 07-21-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,018
Posted By xdarkxfirex
Re: Random car charging problems

No not that. On new cars it can cause problems. I meant get it tested for free
Forum: Astra General 07-21-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By xdarkxfirex
Re: Random car charging problems

Its a motomaster, doesnt look too old. This car was bought last month. I cleaned the posts and it runs fine so far. I need to check the connections on the alternator, and do a voltage check without...
Forum: Astra General 07-20-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,018
Posted By xdarkxfirex
Random car charging problems

Started happening in the evening today. I went to the mall, came back and battery died. Boosted, and went to another mall, and it died again. Spent an hour trying to figure out whether it was the...
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