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Thread: update on my '89 [Expired Topic]
01-19-2007, 10:48 AM #1
update on my '89 [Expired Topic]
got the reman alternator put on last night, (cleaned the wire ends too) have battery in place. I plan to give the battery cable ends another cleaning before re connecting
it has sat since last sunday afternoon,is there a special starting procedure I should follow since it's set several days? or start it as I normally would?
01-19-2007, 10:49 AM #2
Should be fine to just start. I'd give it a little time to warm up, and not just drive off right away.Patrick
01-19-2007, 01:46 PM #3
well, got it running, fired up on first try
gauge shows it charging about 14 volts, drops to about 13-13.25 volts with lights/radio/heater fan on. so, looks like I'm good to go !!
01-19-2007, 01:49 PM #4
Congrats! Always good to hear that a repair went smoothly!
01-19-2007, 02:08 PM #5
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Nothing like a good and quick repair to go smoothly and produce instant results. I replaced an alternator about 6 months ago and was very pleased that it just started to work properly when completed!
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