Re: [DML] Low voltage
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Re: [DML] Low voltage



These are my volt reading off the alternator.

engine off 12.40v
at idle  12.95v
2000 rpm  13.65v

Are these numbers normal?  When I turn the A/C on it drops to 12.65.

Thanks for your help.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "John Hervey" <john@...> wrote:
>
> Firedude, What was the condition of the new battery as noted in the
> instructions new or not. If everything was correct then I would 
get a
> voltage reading with the voltmeter I sent when the alternator is 
just a
> little off idle from the battery post to engine ground. You may 
just have a
> low dash meter. Most are 1/2 to 1 volt low.
> John Hervey
> www.specialtauto.com
> 
> 
>    
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of
> firedude38
> Sent: Sunday, August 13, 2006 10:05 AM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DML] Low voltage
> 
> I have a low voltage problem.  At driving speeds my voltmeter 
reads 
> just less than 13.  At idle it drops.  It does not matter if the 
A/C 
> is on or not.  I have installed a new alternator (SpecialTAuto 
110) 
> and a new battery.  This did not help.
> 
> Where are all the grounds?  I was told this may be the problem.  
Any 
> ideas on anything else?
> 
> Any help would be great.
>










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