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Alternator Issues


Goulamann
09-09-2006, 03:29 PM
Need some input, I was driving home last night when I noticed that my inside voltmeter was indicating 16 Amps....not good, I had the Alternator changed from it's original about 2 months ago. when I accelerate it will hit 16, when I let off the acceleration it is normal; also until I can put it in the shop on Mon morning is it ok to drive from point A to point B within a 5 mile radius and maybe some resolution to the problem....Thanks

drftk1d
09-09-2006, 11:12 PM
voltmeters read in volts, not amperes, what year is your car, and check the grounds on the alternator

Goulamann
09-10-2006, 03:28 AM
1988....

drftk1d
09-11-2006, 09:05 PM
yah check the grounds

Goulamann
09-12-2006, 09:09 AM
yah check the grounds

Thanks for the imput, I will....

mwolvin
09-12-2006, 01:47 PM
Check the battery and terminal connections as well.

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