Alternator

Asked by Jun 20, 2016 at 12:40 PM about the 1996 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Battery light is on acid comes out the top of the battery
when car is running .  If I replace the voltage regulator will
that fix my problem.

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It will in 6 out of 10 times, the other times there are bad diodes in the alternator, only the best test benches can detect a bad diode. Do some price comparison, sometimes it is better to replace the alternator assembly than just a component.

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