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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2021, 09:06 PM
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Posted By kippmw
Re: Alternator Always Charging

Thanks all. I should mention that it's a 10 year old alternator and an original ammeter that's been in the car for 50 years (since my dad and grandpa first restored the car). I really doubt that the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,851
Posted By kippmw
Re: Alternator Always Charging

Thanks. I already checked the voltage at running RPM and it all seems fine. If there was a draw on the battery, it wouldn't start after weeks sitting, but it does.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2021, 08:27 PM
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Posted By kippmw
Re: Alternator Always Charging

I tried unhooking lights and horn...no effect I'm afraid.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By kippmw
Re: Alternator Always Charging

I've heard about bad repops being unreliable. However, I think this is an original that's been on there since 1971 when my dad and grandpa restored the car. No problems with the gauge in those years....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By kippmw
Re: Alternator Always Charging

I'll check the grounds.. The battery seems fine, though. The car can sit for weeks and start right up.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By kippmw
Alternator Always Charging

Hi all. Drove my coupe accross town the other day, probably 50-60 miles total. Even after driving for a while at speed, the ammeter sat at a consistent 9-10 amps charge. It jumped up to 15- 20 amps...
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