Difference between revisions of "Voltage Regulator"

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* ''problems...?''
 
* ''problems...?''
 
** The metal cover can short out. Fit a fuse to the supply wire at the top of the regulator.
 
** The metal cover can short out. Fit a fuse to the supply wire at the top of the regulator.
  Incorrect charging may be the body of the regulator is not directly connected to the battery negative (O.E. is a yellow wire).     
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** Incorrect charging may be the body of the regulator is not directly connected to the battery negative (O.E. is a yellow wire).     
  High charging can be caused by a low voltage in the regulator supply wire. First check for bad contacts elsewhere.
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** High charging can be caused by a low voltage in the regulator supply wire. First check for bad contacts elsewhere.
  
 
There are a number of alternatives:
 
There are a number of alternatives:
 
* Fit a Ford external regulator (e.g. 1982 Ford Mustang) "I,A,S,F" terminals of Ford Regulator go to wires "L, Bat (BOB), R and EXC" from Citroen Voltage Regulator.  It is also possible to fit an aftermarket miniature Ford voltage regulator inside the OEM regulator can.
 
* Fit a Ford external regulator (e.g. 1982 Ford Mustang) "I,A,S,F" terminals of Ford Regulator go to wires "L, Bat (BOB), R and EXC" from Citroen Voltage Regulator.  It is also possible to fit an aftermarket miniature Ford voltage regulator inside the OEM regulator can.
 
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* ''Transpo F7078'' is a miniature model like this.
  
  

Latest revision as of 00:29, 8 October 2020

The original regulator ...

  • problems...?
    • The metal cover can short out. Fit a fuse to the supply wire at the top of the regulator.
    • Incorrect charging may be the body of the regulator is not directly connected to the battery negative (O.E. is a yellow wire).
    • High charging can be caused by a low voltage in the regulator supply wire. First check for bad contacts elsewhere.

There are a number of alternatives:

  • Fit a Ford external regulator (e.g. 1982 Ford Mustang) "I,A,S,F" terminals of Ford Regulator go to wires "L, Bat (BOB), R and EXC" from Citroen Voltage Regulator. It is also possible to fit an aftermarket miniature Ford voltage regulator inside the OEM regulator can.
  • Transpo F7078 is a miniature model like this.


Miniature Ford Regulator inside OE housing



  • You can also mount a modern alternator with internal regulator, such as a Delco CS-121 alternator from a Toyota/PontiacLeMans.


See also