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    Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    My HO alt has been working fine for about 3 months. Now it seems to be charging at 13.7 volts. Could this be due to the weather or is my alt on its way out?



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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    if it's externally regulated it could be your voltage regulator




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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    i assume it's an altima right? then it is externally regulated




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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    Quote Originally Posted by smd4life
    i assume it's an altima right? then it is externally regulated
    Altima? No, it's a crown victoria.



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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    yeah its your regulator...




    Quote Originally Posted by the12voltsux View Post
    You low voltage may be due to having three batteries. have you tried only using one battery?

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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    Quote Originally Posted by custel
    yeah its your regulator...
    So the whole alt is bad then?



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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    is it exteanally regulated? how many wires are coming out of it?




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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    and is it real old?




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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    Quote Originally Posted by smd4life
    and is it real old?
    Quote Originally Posted by Blados
    My HO alt has been working fine for about 3 months. Now it seems to be charging at 13.7 volts. Could this be due to the weather or is my alt on its way out?
    reading comprehension > you




    Quote Originally Posted by the12voltsux View Post
    You low voltage may be due to having three batteries. have you tried only using one battery?

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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    its still charging....




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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    what brand alternator is it?





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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    Quote Originally Posted by custel
    reading comprehension > you
    me>you(bitch)




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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    what was it before?




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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    My stock alt charges at 14.4 at start up and when cold. When the weather is warmer, or when the car is warmed up it's a constant 13.8 volts.




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    Re: Alternator charging at 13.7 volts...

    Quote Originally Posted by Blazin_Jason
    My stock alt charges at 14.4 at start up and when cold. When the weather is warmer, or when the car is warmed up it's a constant 13.8 volts.
    The alty is only putting out what the car needs. at the 13.?? volts you said before is fine, did you check the volts with the system cranked???



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