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Car Batteries

Why after you replace a car battery would the car try to die when applying the brakes?

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November 06, 2007 1:06AM

Perhaps the alternator is not keeping the battery charged properly

Check the output of the alternator with a voltmeter

a fully charged battery should read approx. 12.8 volts without the engine running

With the engine running readings should go to approx. 13.8-14.2 volts