Electrical problem-replaced two alternators

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Electrical problem-replaced two alternators

Post by rick1999 »

My 1993 gl1500 motor cycle is not charging. I have had 2 alternators rebuilt and installed. I am still having charging problems. Can someone point me in the right direction as to what the problem might be.

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Re: Electrical problem-replaced two alternators

Post by landisr »

A couple things come to mind:

1) Are you certain that the battery is healthy? Can it take and hold a charge?

2) Have you checked for any power drains or electrical short circuits?
I'm not so sure about an inner child, but I have an inner idiot that surfaces every now and then.. :mrgreen:

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Re: Electrical problem-replaced two alternators

Post by aj1500 »

also check your voltage output at the alternator it self as well as at the battery while running, you may have a bad connection or bad cable
check your ground connections and made sure they are good

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