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Alternator Wiring Help
Posted by Jawerdna [Email] (#2022) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Jawerdna) on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:52:00
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I had a new wire harness installed by a local indie which fixed my LONG running battle with coughing/hesitation when the car warmed up (the "Runs Great, then like Crap" threads from this summer). The only problem is now that I got the car back, it no longer is charging the battery so I was left stranded yesterday.

The alternator and bushings are less than 1000 miles old and worked great prior to the new harness being installed. Upon inspection, there is voltage where there is supposed to be voltage (according to Bentley) but I noticed a white terminal with no wire connected just above the voltage regulator. I can't remember if that was there before or not and if it was, whether or not a wire was connected.

Here is a photo of the alternator with a red arrow pointing at the terminal in question:

Any one have any tips for me here? If not, it's back to the shop...

Thanks!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/dq50t5sr52v8dgc/Alternator.jpg?dl=0


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