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Old 01-05-2011, 02:42 PM   #1
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My 96 Jeep Cherokee has an intermittent charging problem. Sometimes I start it and it reads 9 to 10 volts. I put it in drive and drive for a short distance and it drops to zero and everything dims causing the check gauges light to come on. By restarting it several times I can get it to charge normally around 14 volts and is fine again until I restart it. Autozone said I had a code locked in that said the TPS was bad. Replaced it and still have the same problem. I have verified voltage charge drops when it reads zero and have cleaned/checked connectors. It is happening more frequently now. Please help!
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Replace the alternator.

I had the same issue last summer on my Cherokee, swapped out the alt and all has been fine.
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