[ROVERNET - UK] Re: Electrical Question
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Sun May 13 05:05:02 BST 2007
When did Rover switch over to alternators? I know MG was 1968, along with
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Russell" <p6rovers at yahoo.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2007 5:39 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Re: Electrical Question
> My voltmeter attached "permanently" to each of my
> Rovers (one, now) showed 14.5 volts charging when
> running with no equipment on.
> Is the belt tension such that it only depresses 1/2
> between the waterpump pulley and the generator pulley?
> If you want to escape from Pitt Meadows for a while,
> come over and we can potter. I have a new regulator
> that we could try but I don't know the condition of my
> spare generators.
> --- Walter Reynolds <wreynold at uniserve.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the quick responses.
>> In answer to Paul: IGN light goes out when ignition
>> turned off.
>> In answer to David: Battery at rest shows 12.5
>> volts on my volt meter.
>> This drops to 12.0 v at engine start and drops
>> further to 11.75 v after 3
>> minutes running. After 5 minutes is's still at
>> > So it only happens in Spring?
>> > Does it stay on with ignition off?
>> > Have you measured the voltage at the battery
>> terminals with the engine
>> > on and off?
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