how to wire my vw alternator with an external voltage regulator

Asked by May 06, 2015 at 01:31 PM about the 1974 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Do you mean a Beetle that had a generator and separate regulator that you're now looking to install an alternator with its own regulator built in?

It has an external voltage regulator and I thought that I had everything correct but it won't charge aND the idiot light don't come on

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The generator light is energized by the thin blue wire.

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