I added the lamp and diode 1n5408 if I recall correctly to a switched source. Existing lights and gauges will still function. So now im looking for a 100 amp plus three wire but I want to make sure I wire it properly the first time. I also don't have an indicator lamp between the ignition switch and the starter for position 1. Big barge with power everything. Will allow alternator to turn on by connecting through a dash light or switched ignition source. I see there is a separate ground on the diagram, but I don't have that wire the wiring harness states that you must make your own ground connections, but where should the ground connection be connected to on the alternator???.
It also sounds like from reading your post again and again that I have the red power cable hooked up correctly. On a dodge alternator the two small wires go to the voltage regulator. See it in Louisville next week the Street Rod Nats! One is the ground, which is provided by the bracket that you bolt the alternator to. The big wire pole with nut is obviously the power and goes to starter pole, headlight pole, ign pole, whatever, depending on how youre wired. Now you have two wires. Technically you could run 8-2 cable, and then a separate 8 within a conduit, overheating will not occur and the wires do not cancell each other out when considering magnetic fields. If you purchased a complete vehicle harness, I would suspect there is already accommodations in the harness for an alternator indicator lamp.
Contact us if you have any question about which part you may need. That being said, all you have to do is connect the ground wire to chassis ground, and the neutral wire directly to the neutral connection. I've got a 3-wire from an early commodore in my '59 Belair. I know I have hooked something up wrong but I can't figure out what? Posted using the Full Custom H. In hi-fi we have always impedance bridging. Note: New harness now has only the yellow Ignition wire into plug and does not have a seal on the wires.
This is the post you attached the Red power cable to. So if you are running a basic system, not many accessories, it's ok to jump the terminal, but if you are using a lot of power, better rethink it. Just as the diagram that was posted shows. I respect your wiring experience but I own an auto electrical rebuilding shop and have been rebuilding for 31 years. Where on the fuse box will I attach the wire? When in gear and running drops as low as 8 volts. Having issue with engine running on.
I just went out and looked at that connector again and realized that it is hooked up correctly because it can only be plugged in one way. Not really sure why they put a ring terminal on the black wire. The wires from the alternator run to the starter. Delco Alternator 2 wire connection plug The alternator plug is a wiring adapter that allows easy installation of a 10Si alternator 3 wire connection. Most 1-wire alternators have a charging point set around 1200rpm or higher. One of them '2' I think you simply loop over and connect to the big wire pole, thats all.
It's doing my head in. On mine, one of em says to run to ignition switch, the other is to run in a loop to the idiot light. Sounds Like You Are Trying To Connect A 4 Wire Dryer Cord To A Three Wire Recptical. Scratch your head on that one! American Autowire brand logos are trademarks and property of American Autowire, Inc. If left in place, be sure to disconnect the wiring harness from the regulator.
The benefit of using it with the longer sense wire is you sense the voltage draw much farther out in the circuit so the alternator will up its output to compensate for the resistance to that point. I'll assume the connection is broken since your asking. The D shaped plug will be the same as the factory harness and the instructions will show you how to hookup the wires from the rectangular plug correctly. Where does the red power cable with ring connector get hooked up to on the alternator? The wiring harness has to be disconnected from the regulator or the indicator light on the dash will remain on. If This Is Not Your Situation Reask Question.
It isn't allowed by code. So it is best to connect that at the junction where most of the systems in the car get their power. The only thing you need to hook up on a one-wire alternator is a charge wire from the terminal on the alternator to the positive terminal on the battery or any positive battery source. Important for a circuit with a potential for a large draw like powr windows and upgraded lighting etc. But honestly, this question is waaay too vague for me to really help you.