Battery indicator goes low while excelerating.

Tiny
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  • 1996 FORD RANGER
  • 250 MILES

Battery indicator goes low while excelerating but is good when idle.

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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 1:10 PM

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Tiny
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First check for a slipping drive belt. If that is okay, suspect a defective diode inside the generator. That will show up on a professional load-test as only one third of the rated output is all it will develop, and "ripple" will be very high.

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