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Old 11-20-2016, 10:46 PM   #1
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1983 Ford E350 Tioga Ford Fleetwood not charging

Hi my 1983 ford e 350 tioga (by fleetwood) with 460 motor is not charging. I tested alternator at shop n they say its good but when i test it w voltmeter straigt to alternator, positive and negativr on back of alternator theres no charge coming out. Even w headlights on n revving engine. Could it be a bad voltage regulator? I have a new one installed. But there is a box by the aux battery that looks kind of like a voltage regulator, a little bigger though, thats seen better days i dont know what it is so thst i can replace it. Ibwill include pictures the new looking thing is my voltage regulator and the other corroded looking box is what i need identified. Thanks plz help
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Old 11-21-2016, 03:15 AM   #3
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Any reason my my bench tested alternator isnt putting out power? I have a new voltage regulator also. Will i have to check and change all the fusable links? And other possibilities?
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As stated in your other post, you need to confirm power to the alt positive post.

If no power, jump the battery isolator. Put a jumper from either side to the center post of it.

Isolators flow power only one way. When bad, they don't flow power at all.
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