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Offline 81TA455

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Alternator question
« on: May 01, 2007, 10:21:43 PM »
i replaced the starter cable on my ta i spliced the connection between the battery and the alternator. the car starts fine and the gauge slowly goes to 15 volts. afer a few seconds the choke light start to flash. if I turn on the  lights or hit the brakes or put on the turn signal the light goes out. help me please!!!

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Re: Alternator question
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2007, 11:04:53 PM »
which wire did you splice into the ignition switched wire or the battery hot wire?
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Re: Alternator question
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2007, 11:10:39 PM »
the one that goes from battery + to alternator lug.

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Re: Alternator question
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2007, 11:11:05 PM »
yes but which wire to the starter?
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Re: Alternator question
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2007, 11:14:25 PM »
oh, replaced + battery cable to strater (big lug). 

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Re: Alternator question
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2007, 11:23:56 PM »
well if im reading it right your running a smaller wire to your starter now ? if so thats bad....id take it back to the battery..
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Re: Alternator question
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2007, 11:42:50 PM »
Believe it or not. I took the alt to get tested and it tested good. I bought a new one anyways due to the age of the alteranator. the light does not come on .. Fixed..