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Re: oops, check that...
Posted by Justin VanAbrahams [Email] (more from Justin VanAbrahams) on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:08:48
In Reply to: Re: oops, check that..., Jawerdna [Profile/Gallery]
, Fri, 27 Oct 2017 13:05:31
It could be anything, but isn't necessarily something you need. Many newer alternators have features for external regulation or computer control; if the alternator is based on a newer model or an aftermarket part, it may have "universal" features which you don't use.
If the light goes on with the key and off when it starts, it's probably not the exciter circuit. You'll need to bust out the multimeter and see what's going wrong - see what voltage is at the terminal with the car running, check the exciter to be sure it's putting out expected voltage. My money is on someone forgetting to reattach the alternator's dedicated ground.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Alternator Wiring Help, Jawerdna , Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:52:00
- Re: Alternator Wiring Help, Jawerdna , Fri, 27 Oct 2017 21:39:45
- Alternator Wiring Help....., vsfoxe , Fri, 27 Oct 2017 17:27:58
- Re: Alternator Wiring Help, Justin VanAbrahams, Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:30:28
- oops, check that..., turbocon86, Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:03:09
- Re: Alternator Wiring Help, turbocon86, Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:57:52
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