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Re: Perplexing alternator problem

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05-08-2013 17:35:07

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Ground is good. Everything else was done as you stated except for the 194 bulb. AMP meter is 60 amp. I beg to differ on the 2000 rpm revs. That seems kind of high.

I appreciate your advice.

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05-08-2013 18:12:39

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 Re: Perplexing alternator problem in reply to Greg1959, 05-08-2013 17:35:07  
It should charge at a lot less than 2000 rpm... but without knowing what you've got on it for a pulley... I say 2K to be certain. Some will charge at 800. Some less if they've been setup with a low cut in.
If all has been done and it still won't charge, replace it.
Just the same... I'm not a big believer in the idea that 2 have now burned out for no reason... Make sure there isn't something grounding out and making smoke somewhere else in the system. That WILL fry the reg... sometimes.


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05-08-2013 18:17:58

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 Re: Perplexing alternator problem in reply to RodInNS, 05-08-2013 18:12:39  

I'll re-check wiring in the morning for a possible ground.

Thanks again

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