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alternator ?

Posted by victoria321 (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 27, 07 at 15:44

92 ford explorer,on the battery gage it will sometimes show around 12 or so volts and then all of a sudden drop to about 8-9 volts,lights go dim,it's an ongoing problem,am i chasing a bad alternator or may be a bad or lose wire in the system,already cleaned and tighten battery cables,also when battery cables are removed,vehicle quites running

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RE: alternator ?

When it drops to 8-9 volts is the A/C clutch engaging?
Sounds like a bad alternator to me.
Or a wire shorted somewhere. Such as the exciter circuit.

Pooh Bear

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