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The bulb in the dash is an integral part of the charging circuit. If it is burnt out, the battery will not charge. Does the bulb come on when you turn the key (before engaging the starter)? IIRC, that's how you ensure it is working.
If the bulb is working it is likely the regulator, but could be a bad diode. Advance Auto and Autozone (and likely other) will test your alternotor fo free once you pull it out. As much of a PITA as it is to pull the alternator, I'd give the regulator a shot because you can replace it with the lump in the car and it is a wear part.
Posts in this Thread:
- alternator not charging, brownetowner, Mon, 8 Jan 2018 12:40:09
- Brushes worn?, tweetiedancer, Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:46:15
- Re: alternator not charging, Jawerdna , Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:11:42
- revisit the ground wire, AaronG, Tue, 9 Jan 2018 13:10:57
- Dash light must work for charging circuit, Notnoel , Mon, 8 Jan 2018 18:24:47 <-- Viewing This Message
- bulb is OK, brownertowner, Tue, 9 Jan 2018 04:06:49
- Re: alternator not charging, StoicBlue87 , Mon, 8 Jan 2018 14:33:39
- Re: alternator not charging, JerseySaab , Mon, 8 Jan 2018 13:03:35
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