[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]

RE: alternator rebuild/repair/other?

> 	>From the looks/sounds of it, my alternator is headed south.
> 	>Symptoms:
> 	>1) Start car, voltage gauge says @12 at idle (OK)
> Not OK, IMO. You should get at least 13 volts at idle, unless you switch
> on your headlights and rear defroster.

When I first start the car, it's around 12v. Once I go above 2k RPM,
something seems to "kick on", and the voltage goes to @ 14v at idle. Is this
not normal? Because it has always done this.

- Rob