Electrical meltdown/charging issues

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Fri Sep 28 11:18:58 PDT 2007

On Sep 28, 2007, at 9:10 AM, Kneale Brownson wrote:

> But doesn't the wire still have to supply that ground and light the  
> bulb for the alternator to produce?
No. The blue wire doesn’t supply anything to the alternator, the  
alternator supplies the ground or bucking voltage to the bottom side  
of the idot lite, + is always on the other side of the lite with ign  
on. Look at the schematic.

> Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net> wrote:
> The blue wire from the alternator is not an exciter circuit. It only
> supplies a ground path and a charge bucking voltage to light and
> extinguish the no charge idiot lite.

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