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  1. Remove insulation / save your alternator!!

    3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    Battery idiot light came on last week. Wife stopped at Autozone , who told her battery was overcharging. Loose insulation behind alternator was flaked by the serpentine belt,sucked into the alternator over time, clogging it, causing it to overheat and frying the voltage regulator. Take a look...
  2. 1998 Dodge Caravan overcharging 18 volts

    3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    I'm on the third alternator, the third computer and the second battery. At first it was just sporadically jump to 18v (battery light comes on) and now its always like that. Sometimes its fine for the first minute or two, then the battery light comes on, voltage spikes to over 18 and the dash...
  3. 2007 Town and Country (3.3 L) voltage regulation

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Last month I had to jump my 2007 Chrysler Town & Country LX (3.3L ) twice in a couple of days. I realized the battery was 5 years old so I replaced it with a new 750 cold cranking amp model. Since replacing the battery, a couple of times the dash lights have flashed and other odd electrical...
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