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Hi all got a few charging issues with my acadiane, s3ms when its warm it stops charging and tickover increases, if I take a live to to the battery from the exiter car on the alternator she starts charging pics of alternator and regulator as below Sam thinks possible visa alternator.

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June 24th, 2018, 6:01 pm
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Sorry for the repeated pics

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June 24th, 2018, 6:02 pm
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This is my new acadiane does anyone recognise it

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June 24th, 2018, 6:31 pm
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Thanks in advance

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June 24th, 2018, 6:32 pm
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Someone had a similar problem not to long ago. If I recall it was cured with new brushes. Heat expansion was breaking a contact.

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June 24th, 2018, 7:27 pm
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Thanks Roger worth a try, just need to source some now, we think she's a visa alternator

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June 24th, 2018, 8:07 pm
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Take them out and take a look. :)

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June 24th, 2018, 8:54 pm
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I did that they look ok one is shorter than the other I did a resistance test on them when cold and was fine from the contact on the ring to the connector end

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June 24th, 2018, 11:36 pm
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The exciter wire looks like it has a nasty kink in it a couple of inches from the alternator. Is the wire good ?


June 25th, 2018, 7:46 am
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bobh wrote:
The exciter wire looks like it has a nasty kink in it a couple of inches from the alternator. Is the wire good ?

I'll check the resistance with a wiggle good spot!

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