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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 13th, 01, 05:07 PM Thread Starter
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Sometime ago, my generator light came on in my camaro and I could hear a funny sound coming from my voltage regualtor. When I drive below 40-50 mph, the light barely flickers off and on, above that speed, it is on constantly and my lights also dim. I checked the Alternator and it was fine, so I replaced the Voltage Regulator and it still does the same thing. I also checked my belt to see if it was loose, but it is tight. I know nothing about electrical stuff when it comes to these things. What should I check next? Maybe a bad ground somewhere? Thanks for any and all replies. Oh, by the way, it is a 350, if that makes any difference.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 13th, 01, 06:01 PM
 
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Sounds like it could be a loose wire or one that is broken inside the insulation (the wire looks good but its broken inside). Also check for possible fusible links! What year is your car
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The car is a 68 camaro
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 14th, 01, 06:18 AM
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I would replace the horn relay. I've read other posts that recommend replacing the voltage regulator and horn relay. It helped the last person who post the same problem.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 14th, 01, 07:24 PM
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Barry check out https://www.camaros.net/forum/Forum10/HTML/000829.html , more or less the same problem. I would focus on the horn relay and also a bad ground in the top center screw of the center dash bezel. It's amazing how many times it's turns out to be the ground wire.

Good luck and let us know what it turns out to be!



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