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Offline Paulflor

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Grounded Alternator
« on: January 30, 2019, 09:30:15 pm »
My alternator is not charging the battery.  I did convert the bike to 12V.  If i touch any of the wires from the alternator with a circuit tester and touch the battery the light does go on.  Is this a sign that the alternator is grounding to earth?
Any advice/information will be appreciated.

Offline Tman

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Re: Grounded Alternator
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2019, 10:10:22 pm »
You need to disconnect all the alternator leads before doing that test, and no, none should connect to earth.