Alternator

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Booky
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Alternator

Post by Booky » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:47 pm

Old alternator was putting out 17.35 volts way to much.Put on new alternator it’s putting out 15.15 is that ok.All with using multimeter.

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Re: Alternator

Post by Dale M. » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:22 pm

It's a little high but probably with in limits....

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Re: Alternator

Post by 66brm » Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:31 am

It's important to take into account the condition of the battery and wiring, normally the regulator will limit output to 14.4v. If the battery is questionable or the wiring has higher resistance then the alternator will run at maximum capacity

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