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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: alternator not charging
If you have a volt meter, set it to volts and hold the negative probe to the alternator body and the positive to the battery positive. If you don't get battery voltage then the alternator isn't grounded and the probable cause is the main engine ground cable either breaking or coming loose.
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Posted on Jun 10, 2008
we are a tech help site no links to parts, sorry, have you tried ebay, there are allot of vintage parts there like this column, have bought lots of parts for cars back to the 1940's on ebay.
Posted on Sep 14, 2009
On some of the older style GM's you can take that brown wire and cut it and take the end leading from the alternator and hook it directly to the hot terminal on the alternator and just leave it hooked up and it will work. But I have ran into the occasional problem where leaving it hooked up will drain the battery when the vehicle isn't running. Hope this helps..
Posted on Oct 25, 2009
Testimonial: "I fixed the problem - the terminal at the brown wire was corroded - after cleaning and recrimping - everything works - thanks for the heads up"
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