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SVTF4243 06-14-2006 11:52 PM

Battery Lite on- Where is the voltage regulator?
 
I'll need to check with voltage meter, but I'm betting it's the voltage regulator.
Where is this located?

focustech 06-15-2006 12:23 AM

its built into the alternator, I will bet you need to replace the alternator, but first check the wiring on the black plug at the alternator, then use a dvom and check voltage from the red wire at the alternator, then I would have to guess replace the alternator

Scott_SVT 06-15-2006 12:36 AM

make sure to check the Voltage Regulator Fluid! It could just be low...

SVTF4243 06-15-2006 06:21 PM

^^?????

And where is that fluid?

liquid01 06-15-2006 06:27 PM

Before you change anything check the wires on the clip(plug to the ALT. They are notorious for pulling out of the plug. There is also a repair kit from ford. If that is your problem post it up and I will give you the #...

SVTF4243 06-15-2006 07:42 PM

Thanks For the good tip
I'll keep you posted

SVTF4243 06-15-2006 09:40 PM

Ok...voltage test showed ovdercharging alternator and a bum battery.Changed the battery and the lite was still on. Swaped out a wiring harness and all is well.
Thanks to FocusTech &Liquid 1: you nailed the problem!

focustech 06-15-2006 11:20 PM

not a problem don't mind at all, it is odd usually I see more failed alternators than the wiring issue I have only seen one personally at least it was an easy fix[thumb]

Scott_SVT 06-16-2006 12:32 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by Scott_SVT
make sure to check the Voltage Regulator Fluid! It could just be low...

^^^Lol, that joke made it a whole day with no-one calling it out...


Glad you got the easy fix!

liquid01 06-17-2006 11:14 AM

Anytime.... Glad it was an easy fix..


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