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Old 08-16-2011, 07:04 AM   #1
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AKA: James
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wilmington, NC
Posts: 1
Vehicle: 2002 Grand Am GT
jamesdrf Gettin' there
Charging System Problem

Hi all,

I am having a problem with my charging system. A few months ago, my battery and starter died in my 2002 3.4 GT. I replaced the battery and starter - but the starter (from Auto Zone) died the next day and drained the battery. I got a second new battery, and a new starter from another store. The starter is fine and works, but after putting in both the starter and the battery, the next day I started up the car and my battery light came on. I checked the alternator and it came back fine. The battery was fully charged, all my connections on the starter are tight and secure. The battey posts were cleaned until they were shiny, and were tightened.
The battery light did not come on before I put in the first starter and battery. Could I have loosened a connection somewhere? What wires should I be looking at, and how can I fix it?

Thanks in advance,
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