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Old 12-27-2010, 07:36 PM   #1
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alternator lock up?

has anyone experienced there alternator locking up... i beleave mine has from rubber belt dust. i got it tested today and i had ZERO running from it. my new battery on the other hand was sitting at 14. has anyone taken one apart to clean... or should i just get a new one and say the hell with it? i heard electronic cleaner and a air hog could clean it maybe... please help guys!!! i almost have it up and running again!

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Old 12-27-2010, 08:51 PM   #2
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easy to take apart and clean. haynes has instructions for replacing brushes. just follow those instruction. mine quit.all i did was clean the brushes and the armature. can aired it and all is well.

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Old 12-28-2010, 12:44 AM   #3
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nioce. i has the manual. how bad was yours?
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Old 12-28-2010, 10:18 AM   #4
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just dirty. just be careful with the brushes. they have the correct shape worn into them. do not try to flatten them. very light emery cloth on the armature (aka sliprings).
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