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: 5000 Turbo Alternator Rain Problem

04-06-2006, 12:08 AM
i have a 84 5000 turbo in good condition except for major electrical problems

but ive only owned it for a few days ive bought a new battery and it lost its charg in 1 day i heard that the alternators dont charg under wet conditions if any one has any knowledg of this or knows were i can read more about this i would be very thankfull

04-06-2006, 08:53 PM
or if any 1 has any usefull info about the 5000 please let me know ur knowledg

04-10-2006, 10:59 PM
we reciently have had some wet weather here in Rhode Island and today i cheaked on me 5000 to see how shes been sitten (im waiting on a repair manual) & i noticed my batery was wet the terminal and the battery box not sure if this is do to the rain or some sign of a bigger problem the batery's positive is hooked up but the ground is not because fule pump is riged to allways be on. well any help would be great....