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battery volt meter dances

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by flanny0104, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. flanny0104

    flanny0104 Junior Member
    from indiana
    Messages: 17

    anyone else have a volt meter dance up and down when the plow has been used for a while? i have a 2005 sierra and my volt meter moves like crazy! i changed the battery out for a optima red cover battery but the meter still dances. i took the truck to a local shop and had the electrical checked out but they said all was good so, any suggestions?
  2. ed39

    ed39 Senior Member
    Messages: 120

    wat kind of alternator do ya have??? did you get the plow prep package maybe your alternator isnt handling the load for the plow
  3. Mark Witcher

    Mark Witcher Senior Member
    Messages: 604

    Bad ground in system somewhere.