where is the external voltage regulator found in the 1987 buick regal 5.0l the altenator is putting out the right amount of volts when i test it and someone told me that there's a external voltage reg

Asked by Sep 25, 2013 at 01:40 PM about the 1987 Buick Regal 2-Door Coupe

Question type: General

the car is losing power and threre is a loud sqweeking sound that i cant diagnose the
radio cuts off and on and the lights dim and also the gauges sometime go haywire can
you please help.

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inside the alternator. testing while not under load might give you false readings. have some one in the car hold the brake and put in in gear and test.

Is there a regulator volt fuse on my 1985 Buick Regal ?

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