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Old 12-09-2008, 07:41 PM
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basic dodge charging problums..

haven wierd stuff with my charging system, lookin for ideas.. good strong batteries, 120amp dual pully alt external regulator NO balast resitor,...so my vlots at idle sit around 15.8 to 16.. rev it up with load ..16-17 now when my lights are on there bright and wokin, but they strobe with the idle.. and brighten a bit when its reving, now just seems like its overcharging tryed 4 differtn volt regs .. no change. should i look at changin or testing the alter?
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Old 12-10-2008, 06:09 AM
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Make sure the alt is properly grounded. Also check the voltage at the regulator.
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Old 12-10-2008, 07:14 AM
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Yah....sounds to me like the regulator is fuckered....get it checked.
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Old 12-10-2008, 07:35 AM
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I also seem to remember that the high output alts for dog ges have a different regulators.
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Old 12-11-2008, 08:07 PM
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Im having the same problem but havnt dove in to it enough I think its the alternator. And the regulator is built in isnt it?
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Old 12-11-2008, 08:14 PM
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Regulator NFG.
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reg is external and tryd noe 5 differtn ones from new too used same thing
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Old 12-12-2008, 06:32 PM
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Is your voltmeter ok ?

Are you running an ammeter?
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think i fixed it .. got pissed and smashed it with a hammer ... seems fine now.
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Old 12-12-2008, 10:06 PM
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So what did you hit the reg or the altnator? so I know what to hit
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Old 12-14-2008, 12:15 AM
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15/16 seems high i would say 14.7 is good
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Old 12-14-2008, 02:17 AM
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The BFH is always a great tool.
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