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Old 15-04-19, 11:29 AM   #1
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Angry 208 Alternator Problems

I replaced my alternator and the new unit would not charge, it was a re manufactured alternator so I took it back and got an original equipment alternator thinking that was the problem. The second alternator also would not charge.
I have done all the normal checks on vehicle, battery fine and performs well with drop test, all my earthing good, no obvious chafed wires or corrosion on terminals.
When I removed the plug from the alternator it would work.
Has anyone had similar experience with this? How did they resolve it?
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Old 15-04-19, 03:28 PM   #2
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Is the low battery warning light showing on the instrument cluster?

Have you checked with Diagbox to see what the alternator is reporting back to the BSI unit?
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Old 15-04-19, 07:23 PM   #3
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Sounds like a control issue and your original alternator was probably fine the BSI controls the charge nowadays.
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