6V to 12V shows discharge

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shaker
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6V to 12V shows discharge

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Post by shaker » Wed Mar 10, 2004 6:36 pm

Description: Just went from 6 to 12 with a rebuilt 65a gen. low voltage solid state reg

just went from 6 to 12 with a rebuilt 65a gen. low voltage solid state reg, i put the gen light wire that was on the relay, to the field of the gen , wireing is new and in good shape no shorts installed a breaker , i have a amp gauge wired in + to gen - to hot post to battery , shows discharge, gen light stays off , until i turn on headlight, then it burns dim, had none of these probs with 6v anyone got any idea's. pulled the thing off took it to shop they say it is ok puting 21 amp out also tryed changing regulators still nothing done drove me crazy! ??? any thoughts would be welcome.



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Re: 6V to 12V

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Post by kell » Thu Mar 11, 2004 2:16 am

You said you have an amp gauge wired + to gen, - to battery positive. If it really is connected to one of the generator terminals your battery will discharge through the generator windings; they are grounded at one end.

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Re: 6V to 12V

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Post by Cotten » Thu Mar 11, 2004 2:48 am

Yes, and the generator idiot light goes to the A terminal, not the Field.

shaker
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Re: 6V to 12V

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Post by shaker » Thu Mar 11, 2004 5:36 am

thank's for the replys , i have the amp gauge in the wire that gos from reg.'s bat terminal to the 39 post of the 38 terminal 60's dou glide style i have a breaker betwine the 39 terminal and battery + put the light to A still no go . the rest of the bike is wired to the 48-54 diagram would that make any difference?

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