[ROVERNET - UK] Charging problem

John Burkhard burkhaj at earthlink.net
Tue Feb 20 01:07:33 GMT 2007

There is always change in the wiring, it is called connector corrosion. 
Time to unpack your DVOM.  Also check the battery voltage under load, ign. 
disconnected, headlights on and then crank over the engine,  anything less 
than about 9.6 volts it's time to check it out.  Press on.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Lawrence" <jaoa27 at verizon.net>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Monday, February 19, 2007 4:38 PM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Charging problem

> My system shows no charging voltage from my Lucas alternator.  I removed 
> the alternator (what a pain) and took it to the shop.  It checked out 
> fine, as did the 4TR alternator control.  There has been no change in the 
> wiring.
> There was some fraying of the insulation where the leads touched the 
> exhaust manifold, so I replaced these wires.
> If the 3AW warning light control goes bad, I doubt this would mess with 
> the charging voltage??  What about the 6RA relay in the circuit? My volt 
> meter is packed right now, so if you think the 6RA may be to blame, I am 
> happy to buy a spare and see if this is the trouble.
> Thank you,
> Steve
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