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Alternator Problems

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ok, i was wondering how much amps should a good Alternator put out. i was told about 130. ... see, if thats right i need a new Alternator cause im only putting out 78 amps...anyway... is 130 amps right?
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that is the maximum output of the alternator. The test data in the Haynes manual showed the output at 2k RPM's to be 87 for a 96-99. Does your battery keep dying? once the car is jumped, does the engine stay running?
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