2002 Sebring. New battery but after driving car for a while battery dies.

poetman1500poetman1500 Member Posts: 2
edited January 2015 in Chrysler
2002Crysler sebring new battery drive car for a while car dies battery voltage low around 10 volts Checked alt at hi Idle was 14.1 volts my friend says ecm is bad as that is where the voltage regulator is

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  • ray80ray80 Member Posts: 1,655
    What is alt voltage at regular /warm idle?
  • poetman1500poetman1500 Member Posts: 2
    The voltage that I measured was 14.1 at idle but the car was not fully warmed up yet
  • thecardoc3thecardoc3 Member Posts: 5,603
    Put your voltmeter on the AC scale and measure the voltage that it shows at the battery with the headlights and rear defogger on.
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