Originally Posted by RRYDE
Using the volt meter will be a good way to check.
One note, just starting up the car and letting it idle does not really charge up the battery. The alternator doesnt really kick on till 1000 rpm. The voltage regulator is built inside the alternator, so you can't do anything with it unless you rebuild the alternator.
Do you know where I can buy the pieces to rebuild it? I think I fixed the issue, I have reason to believe my installer drained my battery when he installed my Clifford 50.5x install or something. Don't quote me on this right now lol, I just installed the Viper 5901 and I did a sick *** job. My previous 50.5x had a backup battery, maybe that was trying to steal all the energy?
I also installed a new grounding kit, I want to test for any dimming but my car is still in pieces.
Note to self: I am never paying a installer ever again lol, I have the worst experiences. I asked if he was going to solder and tape everything, I go back tear out my alarm to upgrade to the Viper 5901, nothing was soldered. Everything fell apart as I started taking out my alarm. (He's a VERY known installer but I don't want to put him out >.>)