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Re: Charging problem on '87 5k

If it is the regulator, then it is relatively cheap and easy to replace.  I 
was quoted around $25US. (A year ago when I thought mine was bad.)

Just two screws on the back of the alternator. (Need to remove plastic 
shield first, of course.)

>From: eyvind.spangen@c2i.net (Eyvind Spangen)
>To: quattro@audifans.com
>Subject: Charging problem on '87 5k
>Date: Tue, 17 Aug 1999 20:55:08 GMT
>I think the voltage regulator on my '87 5k is going bad. I get a
>charge of 13.3 volts, which is not enough for the norwegian winter
>climate. I need the specified 14.4 volts. Is the regulator hard to
>change or expensive? Could the alternator be bad after 180K miles (I
>don't know if it's changed sometime before I bought the car)

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