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#1 Old Mar 12th, 2005, 12:02 PM
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battery fuse keeps blowing!!

ok, i'm going insane trying to figure this out. i replaced the water pump and in the process I disconnected the battery, removed the alternator then replaced the water pump. I put the alt back on and the battery back in. when i hooked up the pos and neg terminals the pos started to spark(kind of like when you're jumping a car) and then the sparking stopped. so i started the car and it started up just fine, but i had no interior lights, no tack, no temp gauge etc. I checked the fuses and it ended up being the battery fuse under the hood. so i replaced that and it instantly blew again.

now in the process of this i determined that when the wire for the alternator was hooked up it was blowing fuses, however when i took the wire off the fuse was fine and NO sparking occured at all.

PLEASE help me because i'm stumped. could it be my alternator? or a ground. I've tried checking the grounds and they seem fine. any advice or input would be so helpful.

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#2 Old Mar 12th, 2005, 02:21 PM
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Something may have happened to the alternator when it was removed. Somehow the stator became grounded to the case, which would create a short and the problem you describe. Try swapping in another new or used alternator.

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#3 Old Mar 12th, 2005, 06:43 PM
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yup it was the alternator.

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