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Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2007 1:32 pm 
Parts Gopher

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i have a digital dash and i dont get a volt reading until i rev it up to aboutt 3k if it dosnt go above this on a 10min drive the battery will go flat

it dosnt gennerate any charge untill its spun at a fast rate and from then on opperates fine

any ideas?
Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2007 2:51 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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The dash volt meter is just a guide only.
Check at the battery and alternator for correct reading with a multi meter,
If found not to be chargeing at either of those points renew alternator with a new reconditioned one.
Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 9:08 pm 
Tyre Shredder
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get brad to help you :P



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