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67 thunderbird will not charge replaced alternator 3 times…

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67 thunderbird will not...

67 thunderbird will not charge replaced alternator 3 times and regulator

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you done a battery test? Has there been any change in headlight brightness?

Just a disclaimer Im a diesel mechanic been trying to trouble shoot this for a month.... I have a multimeter hooked up to it all Im getting is battery power

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Thunderbird yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes got the hood up right now

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Changed the regulator standard as I said I have changed the regulator found and cleaned some loose grounds. check the field wire for continuity

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Classic Car
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Classic Car Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hello and welcome to just answer, my name is ***** ***** to help. I read your notes and have a question before we proceed. Have you checked all fuses and fuse-able-links also what is the ampere output on this replacement alternator? I t should be s 65 or higher or it can fry the diodes.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
it supposed to be the amp for the ac car
I have found a few loose grounds. check wire for continuity and still am not getting any charging I have one blown fuse but it has voltage on both sides
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I have a multi meter hooked up to the car
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
at the the alternator I have power at the red connection no power at the field and a good ground at the black connection
Classic Car Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 7 months ago

the amere ratting should be on the back of the alternator make sure what it is. What is the alternator putting out? anything at all or nothing at all/

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
nothing its a 55 amp alternator
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I tried jumping the a to f connections at the regulator nothing happens also tried jumping the white wire to battery voltage nothing happens
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
my reciept says gen 7058
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