alternator won't budge

Brett Dikeman brett at
Tue Feb 19 19:54:10 EST 2002

At 7:48 PM -0500 2/19/02, Ingo D. Rautenberg wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Brett Dikeman" <brett at>
>To: "Phil Rose" <pjrose at>
>Cc: <200q20v at>; <quattro at>
>Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 5:47 PM
>Subject: Re: alternator won't budge
>....but basically, if you've got saging
>>  voltage at idle and a blip of the throttle brings the voltage up,
>>  then voltage goes down after the engine settles at idle again, you've
>>  got too small a pulley!
>I think you have that reversed.

Yup, you're right, I do, I mis-typed; you have too LARGE a pulley,
and the TSB recommends going to a smaller pulley.  Duh.

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