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Re: Weak Alternator?

Wolff <quattro200@earthlink.net> wrote:
> My '84 4k runs at about 14 volts indicated on the center console
> voltmeter until electrical items are switched on. Each item switched on
> (lights, ventilation fan, wipers) draws the voltage down a little until
> it is slightly below 12 volts. This is rpm independant. I changed the
> brush housing and the symptoms stayed the same. Isn't the regulator in
> the brush housing? Is the alternator bad/weak? Maybe there is something
> else that would cause this? 

I have some Bosch alternator upgrade info on my page.  Huw also has some