Date: Wed, 2 Jun 1999 10:57:24 -0400
From: "Eric Law" <>
Subject: Re: gauge

Johan, The alternator and battery are connected together, so the voltage at each should be the same (if the wiring is in good shape!). The actual connection of the gauge depends on who installed it. I don't think Saab ever shipped cars with voltmeters from the factory, so there's no "standard" place to connect it. The best use of a voltmeter is to know how it behaves when everything is working OK. Then, you can detect a problem by noticing "unusual" readings. Eric Law Johan LAUWERS <> wrote in message news:7j3fea$f76$ > > Of course I meant 14V instead of 12. > > So the gauge is attached to the alternator and not the battery ? > > Johan > 83 900GLi > 88 900i > 94 9000 CS > 94 9000 CSE > >

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