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Re: pulsing ammeter

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Bob M

12-19-2013 07:18:46

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A slipping belt can also cause rhythmic pulsations in alternator output. Before getting in too deep with other stuff make sure the belt is tight, clean and seats properly the in the alternator sheave groove.

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John T

12-19-2013 07:44:51

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 Re: pulsing ammeter in reply to Bob M, 12-19-2013 07:18:46  
Good point Robert, how may times have you seen slick looking glazed cupped/dished out Alternator belts and dished out pulleys !!! Often times an alternator belt needs to be tighter then Dicks Hat Band to work properly, and that seems such an awful load on the bearings to me. Its amazing how much better the new multi grooved serpentine belts work and not as tight either. My truck AC compressor was locking up and the belt worked so good it could actually killed the engine, you wouldn't see that happen with a v belt, it would just slip and burn up. Also on my old 460 powered Ford RV's there were like 4 freaking belts to worry with and keep tight and adjust grrrrrrrrrr PS and AC and Fan and Smog Pump (or something like that, I forget) each had their own belts and the one that broke was ALWAYS the one in the rear so you had to loosen or remove alllllllllll the others to get to it grrrrrrrr Now my 454 Chevy has but ONE serpentine belt yayyyyyyyyyyy

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