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Old 01-02-2012, 12:55 PM
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Me and my friend muddin a lil. im only 16 so, not too many mods yet. im the red truck. When i got home i had some major charging system problems . i think its a fusible link.







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Looks like you had fun! Did you find the problem with the charging system?
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well i thought it was my alternator, so i replaced that and the battery. still no good. it was only yesterday so i think im gunna check my fusible links and relays today
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Based on the photos, it looks like you drove through some of the mud kinda fast, which likely sprayed mud up on/in the alternator. This can often be remedied with a good wash under the hood. Good Luck
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Opps, was posting at the same time.
If you replaced the alternator, then that rules out dirt inside it. LOL
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There is 1 fusible link from the alternator to the battery (A11). It is between splice points S115 (Driver side rear of engine compartment) and S118 (Drivers side near Fuse Box and is the first slice point on the thinner wire attached to the Fuse Box).

The Fusible Link is Light Blue and 8 gauge wire size. It's likely buried inside the wire loom.
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Great pics! Hope you find the problem soon. I think Brad has you on the right track.
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thanks so much brad!! thats the best info ive got so far and ive been looking for a day! i will definately check it when im home
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Very cool pics man, definitely looks like y'all had fun! Sure hope you get that electrical problem figured out soon!

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thanks so much brad!! thats the best info ive got so far and ive been looking for a day! i will definately check it when im home
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If you find out the fuse link is bad, you can substitute a 100A fuse as an interim fix until you can get the proper fusible link. However, if the battery is very low, the fuse might blow, so would recommend charging the battery before connecting up a fuse....they're not as forgiving as a fusible link is.
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