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86 Chevy Diesel has a problem holding a charge

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by CAP, Jul 10, 2007.

  1. CAP

    CAP Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Hi Guys,
    Just started on PlowSite, looks like great info there so I stumbled on this part. Does anyone have any thoughts on how to make my truck hold a charge? New starter, alternator and two new marine deepcycle marine batteries. All the connections have been checked andthe volt meeter seems to indicate the truck is charging. :help:
  2. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239


    check all the grounds! check for current draw on the battery's with the key off.eliminate i thing at a time.cables .starter .alternator.a/c compressor blower motor,ect.clean all cables and add grounds if needed,you never have enough.especially on an older truck.by the way welcome to the site!
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2007