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Old 01-22-2014, 01:12 PM
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charging issues, low voltage, help

so since we started getting this cold weather my truck has had some starting and charging issues, the dash has nothing, blower motor is weak and after the truck gets warm it all comes up and is fine, no codes. i replaced the alternator beacuse it was only putting out 12.6 volts new one is 13.8-14.6, and has two new batteries, what i have noticed is the alternator wont charge until the dash comes up, sometimes acts like batteries are dead just clicks but after 10 minutes or so it will start right up, all the grounds look good battery cables are tight and if it is over 30 degrees out it has no issues.. really need some help here dont know where to go next. its a 04 6.0 auto trans, ec, sb, 4wd
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