[ROVERNET - UK] Electrical Question

Paul Smith vmitps at netspace.net.au
Sat May 12 05:11:55 BST 2007

So it only happens in Spring?
Does it stay on with ignition off?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Walter Reynolds" <wreynold at uniserve.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2007 1:11 PM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Electrical Question

> Hi Rovernet'ers. Any thoughts on my electrical problem:  My IGN light
> go out.  This is the third spring in a row where I have experienced this.
> Repairs to date have been new battery plus R&R generator; R&R voltage
> regulator; new voltage regulator.  Car is 1968 P6 SC automatic.  No
> turning engine over or starting engine.
> Other than charging the battery with a battery charger and check that the
> fan belt appears tight enough, I've not spent any serious time on the
> problem yet, this time, but plan on starting to look into it on Monday.
> First thing I will do is to replace the voltage regulator with a new one
> that I bought from Ruth (when last years problem arose - but didn't need
> because the garage I took the car to had one) and see what happens.  If,
> after the change-over, the IGN light stays on, then it's time to look at
> generator - not a task I welcome because it's so hard to get at the
> generator.
> Before I get the hands mucky, any thoughts?
> Thanks.  Walter.
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