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Alternator failed about 1000 miles ago (13 months) and was replaced by dealer w/ a rebuilt unit. Today after plowing snow the needle was at zero and the batteries were weak. Upon a restart the needle popped up but returned to zero after a few seconds. Any ideas ?
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Easy fix. Pay very close attention to the passengers side battery and the connection of the B+ the terminal MUST be clean and no corrosion inhibitors such as NOCo or acid donuts.

Remove the connection bolts as well and clean the terminal and bolt.

Now with that being said check the drivers side battery. The battery temp sender is beneath this battery and of it is dirty truck will not charge.
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