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1Back to top Go down   Alternator  Empty Alternator on Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:16 am

long way from home

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2 quick question -
1) does the plug on the back simply pull off, or is there a hidden clip, I don't want to break it.
2) Is there an easy way to check the output, mine is not charging the battery, and ignition lamp on dash stays on, even when reved

    

2Back to top Go down   Alternator  Empty Re: Alternator on Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:14 am

duck

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1) Pull on it while shaking it back and forth. No secret clip.

2) The lamp in the cluster tells you it's not working.


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
98 Taxi Cab K1200RS
14 K1600GT
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3Back to top Go down   Alternator  Empty Re: Alternator on Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:50 am

long way from home

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duck, thanks it pulled off, I'll now get it checked out, auto electrician..

    

4Back to top Go down   Alternator  Empty Re: Alternator on Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:50 am

long way from home

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duck, thanks it pulled off, I'll now get it checked out, auto electrician..

    

5Back to top Go down   Alternator  Empty Re: Alternator on Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:05 am

Dai

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Probably just the regulator. They're only around £20 in the UK.


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'83 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec
Others...
'78 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, '79 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,'93 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California,
'03 Suzuki Blandit GSF600SK3 (NFS any more because wifey has claimed it)
    

6Back to top Go down   Alternator  Empty Re: Alternator on Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:51 am

Point-Seven-five

Point-Seven-five
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+1 on the regulator.  I had to replace mine because it wasn't charging and barely keeping the bike's voltage high enough to keep the engine running.  The brushes do wear out as well.


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Present:
1994 K75RT
1991 K100RS
1988 K100RS SE

Past:
1994 BMW K75S
1992 BMW K100RS
1982 Honda FT500
1979 Honda XR185
1977 Honda XL125
1974 Honda XL125
1972 OSSA Pioneer 250
1968 Kawasaki 175
    

7Back to top Go down   Alternator  Empty Re: Alternator on Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:02 am

92KK 84WW Olaf

92KK 84WW Olaf
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I had same issue on one K and regulator swap cured it As said a cheap part.


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Alaska Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 100,380 miles
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell No 33,600 miles
    

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