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Alternator is overchargin

It chargers to about 17 volts I don't know if it has a regulator or not

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SOURCE: Alternator or Voltage regulator

if you can carefully put a metal wrench on the rotating pulley of the alternator and felt a magnetism attracting the metal wrench, then your alternator is charging. if there is no magnetism, then the alternator is not charging...

another test is to measure the voltage on the small wires that went in to the alternator that says "F" for field, it should measure battery voltage...that is the voltage from the regulator..that means your regulator is working...but the altrntor is not..

without that battery voltage, then the regulator is he culprit...



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Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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SOURCE: alternator when warm over charges 16 17 volts is regulator inside

are you boiling your battery?
are you having starting problem?
a shorted battery will cause you alt to charge very hard.

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

bunnydawg
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SOURCE: alternator putting out 16.5volts

or and more likely... the voltage regulator either mounted on the alternator or on the wheel well is defective.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: high voltage

yes. you will need to know the engine size for the exact location. it is usually on the passenger side firewall.

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

skychief2001
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SOURCE: can the regulator be changed without changing the alternator

Depends on the year make and model.
GM cars used an alternator with a built-in voltage regulator since the mid 1970s.

Posted on Feb 21, 2013

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