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Old 01-25-2003, 12:42 PM
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Would a 17 amp output from my alternator cause my tach to go haywire and some accesories not to work or should I bee looking for something else. the alternator is only 6 months old and the tester says all is ok except for the overcharge.

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17 volt you mean? Do you not have a voltage regulator at all? If not, then I am not suprised the battery hasn't exploded and wires burst into flames. Steve
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Over voltage will Kill. Replace the voltage regulator if it is seperate from the alternator, if it is built in replace the alternator. You will kill the battery, lights,anything electric might be killed.


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