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Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2007 8:59 pm 
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Age: 56

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Ride: 97 EL Fairmont Wagon

Location: Townsville
QLD, Australia

I just degreased the engine bay the other day and normally i start the car straight afterwards but got dragged away to do something else anyway the next day i went to start it and no go damm it all, finally that arvo i got it going i think it got water in the dizzy, but at the same time i put a ef police chaser cluster in, the problem is now the alternator i think, the dash is saying its only charging 10-11 volts and with a multimeter its showing 12 volts on the battery, i had no probs with the charging prior to degreasing and fitting the new cluster. just a bit wierd, do EL alternators just normally die like this, the battery is nearly new

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Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2007 1:45 am 
Getting Side Ways

Age: 30

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Joined: 29th Jul 2005

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Location: Launceston
TAS, Australia

similar prob here i had a while ago. Cleaned my engine bay and started the car, battery light on. It was perfect before then charged at 13.8 with a full elecrical load at idle



^^^ What He Said

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