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 Post subject: more XF issues
Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:38 pm 
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I had thought by cleaning up the altinator terminals the altinator would be ok but it seems to have gone good for a while but is now causing issues again. after i cleaned the turminals i got the propper vaultage out of the altinator however now all i get from it is between 2v and 4v. the turminals are ok. i suspect it is faulty, are they fixable or are they best just to replace. i have tried removing turminal and testing from the terminal to the earth and get only what is above





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 Post subject: Re: more XF issues
Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 6:25 pm 
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you can rebuild alternators, bearings and all electrical components but not sure if its really worth it you could probably throw a new one on cheap enough,



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 Post subject: Re: more XF issues
Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 6:46 pm 
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its quite likely just brushes - take it out the car, go to an auto electrician, they should be able to put new brushes in for about 20 bux. Did mine about a year ago, from removing it, taking it down to the sparky's, bolting it back in took less than an hour.



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