Re: [DML] Expected travel distance without alternator
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Re: [DML] Expected travel distance without alternator



Knut, from what I have been TOLD, you should be able to drive 100+ miles
without it.  I had my alt's regulator go out on me on the way to California
(from AZ) and got stuck in Blythe around this time last year.

I called one of the big vendors and they told me to disconnect/cut the
little wire on the alt and drive the remaining 200+ miles there.

I ended up buying a cheap battery, ('cause mine was cooked), and completed
the drive with my highbeams, A/C, radio, dome lights and hazards flashsing
to keep the volts around the 13 mark.

Good luck.

Johnny
5518
AZ-D


On 7/12/06, ksgrimsr <knut.s.grimsrud@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>    Hi guys,
>
> It looks like my alternator croaked on my way to work today and my
> battery light came on with expected lower voltage reading. I need to
> get my car home in order to service it and I'm trying to gauge my odds
> of driving it home.







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