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Old 04-14-2003, 04:59 PM
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Originally posted by mhingram
are you sure it is the alternator not the brushes and the voltage regulator?
I second that. It's usually a good gamble to try an unreturnable $40 regulator before getting a new alternator (which comes with a new regulator).

David, I'm surprised you didn't pick this up in the archives. Classic worn regulator brushes symptoms.

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