<VV> Re: Alternator running without battery

UltraMonzaWest at aol.com UltraMonzaWest at aol.com
Thu Oct 20 18:47:08 EDT 2005

In a message dated 10/20/2005 2:18:58 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
tsc01 at corvair.de writes:

> >My 61 Rampside with LM engine, Alternator: User switched his brains off
> >instead of the ignition: removed battery cable, and engine surprisingly
> Got it fixed: Regulator (Transistor version) had the gen/alt light circuit
> damaged, got replaced and it's fine, and a few minutes after my mishap 
> engine
> power problems started and got worse, this got cured by a new coil (there
> was a very old one installed anyway). Luckily the alternator was spared,
> probably because engine was idling only.
> Thanks again for the hints,
>  Thomas

Great news Thomas!   The old relay units woul've just run fine...but we're 
always happy when it's an easy fix!   

Matt Nall / Patiomatt / WCUH / Mr. DeckRug
69 Monza Cpe., 66 Monza vert, 65 Crown v8 Cpe.
Somewhere between Reno, NV and Coos Bay, Or.

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