Advice is given on how to distinguish between a faulty voltage regulator (VR) and a faulty alternator. Instructions are given on replacing a faulty integral VR. The testing of Delcatron stators is also described. Guidelines are also given on testing alternators other than Delcatron. The Motorcraft alternator with external VR is also described and the tests are detailed. The Motorcraft ground test and the Motorcraft rotor continuity test are also detailed.

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    Hearst Magazines

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  • Authors:
    • Schultz, M
  • Publication Date: 1984-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 39-42
  • Serial:
    • Popular Mechanics
    • Volume: 161
    • Issue Number: 2
    • Publisher: Hearst Magazines
    • ISSN: 0032-4558

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00389161
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-036 622
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 28 1984 12:00AM