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Alternator then why does it say directly on a new alternator that you buy that it is externally regulated

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    What is the type (manufacturer) of alternator, I will look it up?

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The PCM should be regulating the voltage and charging.  The alternator should not have a regulator in it.

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IDENTIFICATION

There are 4 different types of alternators found on the years and model ranges covered in this information:

  1. Rear Terminal, External Regulator, External Fan Alternator
  2. Side Terminal, Internal Regulator, External Fan Alternator
  3. Leece-Neville 165 Ampere Alternator
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Rear Terminal, External Regulator, External Fan Alternator
This unit utilizes a separate, external electronic regulator. The regulator is non-adjustable. The rear terminal alternator was standard equipment on 1987 trucks, and can be found on some 1992 motor home chassis models equipped with the 7.3L diesel or 7.5L gasoline engine.
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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4



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Fig. Fig. 1: Disengage all wiring harness connections from the alternator



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Fig. Fig. 2: Once it is unbolted, maneuver the alternator from the engine compartment



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Fig. Fig. 3: Side terminal alternator



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Fig. Fig. 4: Rear terminal alternator

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You need one 10 gauge wire from the battery to the alternator output.
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