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Re: Glowing Battery/OXS light
On Jan 9, 12:43pm, Tom Feller wrote:
> Subject: Glowing Battery/OXS light
> Arun Rao ask about glowing battery and oxs light. First, most audi's and
> VW's will light both the batter and the OXS/EGR when there is a problem
> in the alternator, this is not a desgin problem.
> Second, the problem you describe is a classic -- the alternator bushes are
> worn out. This is very easy to check, simply remove the voltage regulator
> and look at the
> - Tom Feller
>-- End of excerpt from Tom Feller
Thanks for the tip, Tom! I'll look into it this weekend (if the
rain ever lets up, that is ..).
The alternator on my car has apparently already been replaced once
by the previous owner (it says "remanufactured" on it), so the
slip rings may be OK. So brushes could be it ...