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Old 02-14-2018, 07:51 AM   #14
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Re: Sudden idle problem

Originally Posted by Steeveedee View Post
12.6V is a charged battery. If your system doesn't have a minimum of 13.5V while running, you are not charging your battery, and not supporting the rest of the system.

An alternator/regulator/drive belt are in your future. I vote drive belt tension first.
I do have 13.5v+ at the battery while running, but only 11.4v coming into the distributor.

I did also notice that the alternator has the little clipped in plug that goes into the side of the alternator, it looks like it should have 2 wires attached to the clip but I only have one wire on mine.
1968 C10
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