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7.3 OBS- dead alternator

Discussion in '911 Diesel Down!' started by m67tang, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. m67tang

    m67tang Full Access Member

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    About how far can I drive it with non charging alternator? Headlights OFF of course???
    ZF5 too.
     
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    I drove my truck 3hours one time with a bad alt it wasn't charging I only noticed when we stopped for fuel and shut it off on restart it rolled over pretty slow
     
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    I need to qualify mines a PSD
     
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    Oh in that case I don't know probably a bit less how are you do you have to drive ?
     
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    I’m needing about 35 miles
     
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    I don't know I would assume if the batteries are fully charged and you won't be sitting in traffic and can just zip on over you would make it but on the other I'd want a rescue plan in place like freind or wife who could give you a jump if your battery dies
     
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    Got it home this morning. It drove the whole way, about 35 miles.
     
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    Glad you made it
     

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