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Hyundai Grandeur XG 3000 Alternator charges intermittently

Checked brushes - worn down to locating hole in brush.
Length seems ok - spring tension ok.
Still charges - sometimes
Are brushes available?
Could the regulator be faulty?
Can regulator be purchased separately, if so what is guide price (Aussie dollars).
What tests can I carry out?
Can I bench test the alternator?

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  • noelripepi Dec 07, 2008

    Thanks for info.
    Would be great to bench test as install of alt is complex.
    Need to know how to wire up to do bench test.
    Charging problem might be due to faulty wire in loom.



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You can bench test it but u need to have something to turn the alt up to speed but thats not needed check your voltage make sure its between 13.00 to 14.85 anything under that then the alt is not charging anything over that then the reg is bad and if the reg is bad then just replace the alt the cost of a reg is more then the alt brushes can be found at any repair shop for starters and alt let me knoe how it goes

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