Voltage, oil consumption, women, belt-a-thon

Chris Thorp thorp at spacia.org
Tue May 11 17:45:24 EDT 2004

wagons at sover.net wrote:

>so why is my indicated voltage dropping with the lights on?

Is this at idle or all engine speeds.  If you rev you engine a little 
bit (~2000), does it rise back up?  If so, then that is normal.  The 
amount of power that an alternator can produce is related to its 
rotational speed.

'95 A6qm
'90 CQ

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