Date: Sat, 08 Feb 2003 23:08:36 +0000
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: Alternator going?

Simo Melenius wrote: > I'm a car novice but my first guess would be the brushes. Does that > sound probable to you? I've heard they're pretty tricky to replace so > should I try obtaining another voltage regulator and replace it all > together? Also, what are the most reasonable places to do tests in > order to isolate the possible fault? It's almost certainly the brushes. Replace the voltage regulator/brushes as a set. There is a small possibility it's a poor connection, but given your mileage, my money's on the brushes. -- Grunff

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