[ROVERNET - UK] Re: Electrical Question
vmitps at netspace.net.au
Sun May 13 09:37:28 BST 2007
The gen voltage is not rising.
1. Regulator, particularly cutin/cutout points and voltage regulation
winding & points. The P4 manual gives a good explanation & diagrams of
which coil is which.
2. Generator underproducing, which can be brushes, or even the bush at the
back (I kid you not).
If the bush is well worn the armature sits skew so the gap is uneven to the
stator. This reduces output markedly, since a generator is relying on tight
tolerances (small gaps) to complete the magnetic flux circuit.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Walter Reynolds" <wreynold at uniserve.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2007 9:45 AM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Re: Electrical Question
> 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 11.75v.
> > 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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