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Hello;

I've got an 02 SVT that I'm having charging problems with.

I checked the voltage output on gauge cluster and it seems fine at 13.6 when nothing is on.

Then when I turn on the AC is drops to 13.0, and when I turn on the headlights it drops to 12.5.

When I', warming up the car in the mornings and defrosting the windshield it will drain all the power.

Is this a faulty alternator? I kinda thought the alternator either worked or didn't.
 

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Sounds like it could be an alternator problem ecspecially if it charges good at first then kinda peters out or vise versa
 

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I don't want to replace the alternator, since I'm worried it won't fix the problem... What if I have a bad ground? It seems like it could be a bad connection. What do you think?
 
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