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Car: I lost the notes for the four wires connecting (3connections)to alternator

It regards a VOLVO 240 ,1993. ALTERNATOR connections.
I just replace the brushes of the alternator. I lot my notes regarding the four wires connecting to the 3 connections of the alternator.
I wonder if you could help me.
thank you gerard

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  • decisions Jul 26, 2008

    from decisions,

    sorry it regards a volvo 240 1991.


  • decisions Aug 26, 2008


    thank you for your help. I did figure out the different sizes. I had a doubt because I thought when I untied the connections there were two wires to one of the of the connections.

    When I put them back together, I wondered if that "'second wire" was not in fact the brace holding all the cables together tied up with the ground.

    So far I left that brace hanging and it works.

    I want to share my success, I had 5 batteries from different distributors dying on me within one or two days...I changed the brushes( were short) of the alternator (called also voltage regulator I found).and also covered the ground line connected to the alternator with electrical tape (the protection around that line was missing in many spots and volvo does not offer that part anymore.)

    I do not know which one solved the problem, but so far my battery is ok after 2weeks.

    Thanks again for your answer 1volvoman




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Don't understand your ? because each one has a different size and connector /

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