Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Upper Sandusky, Ohio
Gen light question
Does this sound correct?
With the key on the GEN light is on....start engine GEN still on but not as bright.
Swapped Voltage Regulator (external on firewall). Now with the key on...GEN light is off...start engine...GEN light still off.
With engine running (800 rpm idle) There is approx 14 v at the battery and back of alt. Wire coming off the side of alt that runs over to Voltage reg is 12v.
Is this the way it should be?
My '71 Malibu:
383, 11.7:1, Profiler 213 heads/ BMP Motown intake,
300/304 638/612 111lsa hyd roller, QFT 1050-an
Pertronix ignition, 1-3/4 to 1-7/8 headers, 3" exhaust
TH350 PTC 10" converter
12 bolt posi, 3.90 gears, MT ET S/S 275/60/15