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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old May 12th, 06, 03:17 PM Thread Starter
 
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voltage regulator

help! new alternator placed into 68 camro ss 350. it didn't work. new regulator put in didn't charge the battery at first found to be wires mixed up. alternator works regulator works now i can't turn the car off! is it that i need a diode or a new one and replace the one by the regulator? thanks for any help
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old May 13th, 06, 04:42 AM
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Re: voltage regulator

What kind of ignition system? Its a common problem with a MSD ignition. The thing by the regulator is a capacitor, not a diode. For run on with the MSD6al you need to add a diode, see pg 8 here
http://www.msdignition.com/pdf/6%20series/6series.pdf

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