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Old 12-26-2007, 12:17 AM   #11
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Well.. my bad. Apologies lol, but at least I suggested to wait for somebody else to chime in on that one.
And the next time you see someone post that you'll know what to say... and you'll understand why

Believe me you aren't the first to recommend that and you won't be the last..

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And that'* exactly how we all learn.
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Alternators get weak when there is grease or carbon tracking on the armeter brush path.
They fail completely when the brush hits bottom or a rectifier or regulator goes out.
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