HOW DO I CHECK IF THE REGULATOR IS PROVIDING THE...

  • Tiny
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  • 1965 Pontiac GTO

How do I check if the regulator is providing the battery with proper current?

Saturday, March 16th, 2013 AT 4:54 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Check voltage at battery with engine running. It should be 14 to 14.5 volts.

If not, you need to bypass the regulator by providing 12 volts to the field wire. If it charges, the regulator is bad, if not replace the alternator and regulator

Roy

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