Mechanics

OVER CHARGING AT HIGH RPM'S

1970 Ford Maverick

Electrical problem
1970 Ford Maverick V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 80000 miles

I changed the alternator it 's 65 amp. I don't know what the regulator amp's are but the battery boiling out acid and the gauge is showing 16.5 plus amps at high rpms what can I do to correct this problem
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Ddl1170
November 16, 2008.



Hi there,

Thank you for the donation,

I would be checking the volts at that rpm and replacing the voltage regulator if high, secondly make sure that its not a 24V alternator that has been fitted.

Mark (mhpautos)

Mhpautos
Nov 16, 2008.