<VV> Alternator Failure (fairly long)

Matt Nall deckrug@netzero.net
Sun, 2 May 2004 06:50:46 -0700

----- Original Message -----
From: Ewell Mills
> We did a lot of cranking to no avail and finally gave up. (never heard how
> came out).  500 miles later in Ocala Fl. I lost the alternator, but made
> home O.K.  It was intermittent at first, and then a solid failure.  The
> alternator was a reasonably newly rebuilt internal regulator high output
> I left the regulator on it (not used) except that I had jumpered
connections 1
> to 4 on the regulator to make the idiot light operational.  The guy at the
> Auto electrical shop that I use said it was totally shot...internal
> and all.  He rebuilt it again for me, and it seems to be O.K. now.  Is it
> possible that I burned it out by jumpering the Spyder?  If so, why did it
> 500 miles to poop out.

Just co-incidence....alt. was weak to begin with....imo