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Old 07-07-2011, 09:09 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by soviet View Post
It's a really dumb circuit.
What? Most cars do the same thing. If battery voltage drops below a certain number the light turns on. That's why your light is on when you're KOEO.
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Old 07-07-2011, 09:15 PM   #22
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good **** for replacing it already. hopefully you don't have any electrical issues anymore.
my alternator bolt broke (the one on the bottom) and the hole needed to be re-tapped.
******* nightmare of a thing
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Old 07-09-2011, 01:40 PM   #23
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Car is back on line...at least it started up. Surprisingly I didn't need to jump/roll start the car. There was just enough juice in the batt. to get it turned over. Will be taking the car out soon.
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:24 AM   #24
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check your grounds too. sometimes a bad connection or old battery can work an old alternator to its death!
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