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Ok, my car will not idle if I turn the fan on 3 or 4... it just drops and stalls.

This is even without the AC on. I'm guessing it is one of the solenoids, ICS?
 

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could be some kind of short in the fan resistors or somethin, or could be bad alternator, but then i would think that the radiator fan would cause it to die as well, and you'd also have a dying battery
 

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hmmm... well, I know voltmeters are by no way accurate, but I have one on my turbo timer and it sits nicely around 14.1V ... I could test the alternator directly I suppose.

I also have a fairly big stereo system with a couple of amps including a mono block sub amp which is probably drawing a fair whack of amperage. Yet it still idles like a baby.

I'll probably play with the resistor packs and see what happens.
 

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how about you disconnect the grounds to your stereo and see if it still stalls.
if it does still persist to stall, check the altornator.
if it runs great, then you should get a larger amp alternator.
i know NAPA AUTO sells rebuilt ones that have a higher amp rating, and 5 year warranties.
 
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