<VV> help! Charging system dead!

J R Read_HML hmlinc at sbcglobal.net
Wed Oct 21 18:37:39 EDT 2009

Your mechanic does not know how to fix his error?  Is it a stock alternator 
or internally regulated?
Later, JR

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ray Rodriguez III" <grymm at echoes.net>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 5:10 PM
Subject: <VV> help! Charging system dead!

>I just picked up my Corvair from my mechanic....  the battery was too low 
>to crank the engine (due to having the dome light on with the door open for 
>hours)... so he grabbed the jumper pack....  in his hurry he hooked it up 
>backwards  (don't judge him, my car can fool you at a glance) and shorted 
>out the electrical system...  now my gen light is on and the car isnt 
>charging at all.
> Where is the problem?  Is it IN the alternator or the voltage regulator? 
> Its the 66' Corsa 140 and it has the newer electronic replacement type 
> regulator with the riveted cover.
> Thanks!
> Ray Rodriguez III
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