Mechanics

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM WON'T CHARGE BATTERY

1978 Ford LTD

Electrical problem
1978 Ford LTD V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 93,000 miles

The alternator light will not go out on the dash. There is no voltage increase at the battery at idle and at 1500rpm. I have changed the voltage regulator followed by a remanufactured alternator; all the connections have been cleaned and the wiring was reconnected as spec'd. What else can be wrong?
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Lenc44
July 24, 2009.



Inspect wiring

Disconnect the voltage regulator connector and jumper A to F terminals-what you doing here is full fielding the alternator if the voltage increase the regulator is defective if not the alternator. Let me know

Rasmataz
Jul 25, 2009.
Rasmataz,
I will try it this week and get back to you, Len

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Lenc44
Jul 26, 2009.
Rasmataz,
Thanks for your help it was the alternator. Lenny

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Lenc44
Aug 4, 2009.