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87 tempo 2.3 wiring problem

This car will start and run until the voltage reaches 14 volts then dies. I have good fuel pressure, spark, and injector pulse. If i unplug the alternator it runs great. I have replaced the alternator twice already. Any suggestions?
 

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Sounds like a bad voltage regulator which is making the alternator into a monster and overloading the engine. Seems like you would have a fried main lead from your alternator though. Have you changed regulators too?
 

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The regulator is built into the alternator. We bought new alternators because we did not trust rebuilts to have all new parts.
 
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