electrical problem?

i have a 93 jeep cherokee my voltage on the dash reads 9 or below in the red. i tested my alternator and battery while running and got 11.73 volts from both then tested battery with vehicle off and it tested 12.00 but its reading low in the vehicle anyone know what the problem could be??

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    The meter on the dash is faulty.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    11.7 is way too low. Means that the charging system is not working. It's either the alternator, voltage regulator or wiring. Should read between 13 and 15 volts at around 2000 rpm

  • 1 decade ago

    sounds to me like the alternator, if you have to buy one its not that expensive, or maybe the volt meter is not reading the voltage right... good luck.

    Source(s): own a 94 G. Cherokee, and had a electrical problem 1 year ago. (something was wrong with my battery)
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