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Old 01-31-2007, 01:41 AM   #11
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Thanks, Cheetah. I'm reffering to my cluster lights. I did a test today, and it seemed the more stress I put on it (esp. the rear window heater), the more they dimmed. Time to step up to a 140? I'll be pulling the board off tomorrow; it'* just REALLY cold, lol
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I have a used 140 here that is good. It tested @ 126A with engine at temp I bought an extra one before I came up the ALCAN and have stillhave the old one laying around if you want to go that route
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I'd remove those battery cable boots for a look before doing anything else. Have you cleaned the ground bus yet? Battery cables?

That comes first before an alternator replacement. Both of these issues can cause your symptoms.
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Take the alternator off and have Autozone bench test it for you.
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I do not have access to photobucket at work, but look at the 4th post down by Echo.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=47160
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Greg and Pete...I'm pretty sure that the 92-95 alternator is different than the 96-99 for mounting points.
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Bill, I just saw his sig A 1992. I was thinking a 1999

Off to go get more coffee
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