Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2004 14:59:35 -0400
From: Gemini Jackson <>
Subject: Re: Is this a problem?

On Sat, 3 Jul 2004 13:25:00 -0400, "Misterbeets" <> wrote: >You should have at least two wires: one to regulate the electric field >within which the rotor spins, one to output to the battery, a heavy wire. >Ground would be through the case. > >But did you not already verify that the alt is putting out 14 volts when >running? And yet allows the battery to run down? I'd hook up a VOM and drive >it around , see what's happening. > When started, the alt had the same low reading as the battery and declined steadily, until the engine died. I read the signal on the battery connection the back of the alt. ~GJ~

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