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by pgp1999
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: Alternator Question
Replies: 6
Views: 498

Re: Alternator Question

After charging up the battery and reinstalling, I'm still getting 18 volts from the alternator, however while running the battery is still showing it's voltage which was 12.xx. The mega fuse and the #26 alternator fuse is fine.
by pgp1999
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: Alternator Question
Replies: 6
Views: 498

Re: Alternator Question

Is the regulator internal to the alternator? Would the alt need replaced if the regulator is bad? I know 18v is overcharge but I wasn't sure if the reg was bumping it up since the battery was below 10v.
by pgp1999
Fri May 31, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: Alternator Question
Replies: 6
Views: 498

Alternator Question

I have a 2001 Sable. Recently the positive cable coming off the alternator came off the eyelet connector because it was corroded. I cleaned off the eyelet connector and reattached the wire to the alternator. I checked the voltage at the connector/nut on the alternator with key/engine off and also in...