I have a 75 mercury comet and every time I start it the fuse blows to the alternator, making the light go the next time I start it, so first start, the fuse blows, but the light comes on the next star

Asked by Mar 15, 2015 at 05:18 PM about the 1975 Mercury Comet

Question type: General

Any help or ideas would be appreciated,
I've used about 15 fuses

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Possible dead short in alt.

It's a brand new alternator

325

Voltage Regulator

325

I imagine you replaced the alternator because of an issue. A lot of times, when the alt goes, it takes out the regulator too. Of course, you could have also gotten a bad rebuilt alternator, It would not be unheard of.

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