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08-30-2018, 02:45 PM
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Posted By pewter99

ahh crap

ahh crap
05-06-2018, 10:09 AM
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Posted By carriljc

This really sounds like the same situation I had...

This really sounds like the same situation I had with my old 63 amp alternator. You may have received a slightly under-performing rebuild so it's just not able to keep up. I suppose you could ask...
05-06-2018, 08:39 AM
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Posted By Rescue Rogers

In my experience, everything seems normal then....

In my experience, everything seems normal then. If you want a more accurate reading, you will want to add a voltmeter
05-05-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By carriljc

Which alternator did you get(amps capacity)? ...

Which alternator did you get(amps capacity)? Sounds like it is undersized.

My 68 also did the same thing with the stock alternator. About the only time it did not indicate in the Negative...
05-05-2018, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Rescue Rogers

I believe yours is wired the same as my 68 was...

I believe yours is wired the same as my 68 was origianlly. Do you know the output of the alternator you have?. I know the stock ones were only about 63 amps. The car didnt use too much power so it...
05-05-2018, 04:06 PM
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Views: 523
Posted By Peterbuilt

OK, the battery is good! It's important to have...

OK, the battery is good!
It's important to have a charged battery when checking for electrical problems.

You might want to check and clean all the wire connections, like at the horn relay,...
05-05-2018, 03:36 PM
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Views: 523
Posted By Peterbuilt

You right! Both ends of the ammeter wires connect...

You right! Both ends of the ammeter wires connect to the same horn relay terminal, but the BLACK continues on and connects at the battery terminal on the solenoid.
The gauge scenes electricity...
05-05-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By cardo0

Wow that ammeter wiring is one of the most...

Wow that ammeter wiring is one of the most confusing I have ever seen.:eek: I wiring diagrams I looked up on line were for "early" 1970 so there maybe a difference with yours. But both ammeter...
05-05-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By Peterbuilt

:iagree: Put a load test on the battery.

:iagree:

Put a load test on the battery.
05-05-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By 7T1vette

How old is your battery? Checking car battery...

How old is your battery? Checking car battery with a voltmeter is pretty useless of evaluating viability unless there is a dead cell in it.
Forum: C3 General
07-20-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By Tooch1

It is the radio support. One end screws into the...

It is the radio support. One end screws into the passenger side of the radio case , the other end on to the bracket on the floor.
Tooch
07-12-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,962
Posted By D_Williams

Yes, the wiper ground was originally a black...

Yes, the wiper ground was originally a black wire, but I think it was connected to the blower ground (which is then connected to the starter ground). I've ran my own ground wire to the alternator for...
07-09-2017, 12:00 PM
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Posted By D_Williams

I am pretty sure that is the TCS relay. It was...

I am pretty sure that is the TCS relay. It was listed on one of my wiring diagrams (in the AIM), but not the other two. It shouldn't affect the wiper system at all, but I will try unplugging it and...
07-08-2017, 01:59 PM
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Posted By JimT

Be absolutely sure the "ground" wire actually is...

Be absolutely sure the "ground" wire actually is a ground. Frame ground for the wiper motor originates from the starter... It is black, but so is the hot wire from the battery to the starter. I've...
07-03-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,962
Posted By D_Williams

Yes, I have a 70 and I've had to fix issues that...

Yes, I have a 70 and I've had to fix issues that the PO created for me.

Here is a picture of the connections, let me know if there is anything more specific you want....
07-01-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,962
Posted By Willcox Corvette

I get that PK.. but didn't you say the motor...

I get that PK.. but didn't you say the motor wouldn't park in your prior post. Help me out on this because my internet is limited where I'm at.... But if the motor failed to park, you have at...
07-01-2017, 11:26 AM
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Views: 2,962
Posted By D_Williams

I don't know the answer to your first question,...

I don't know the answer to your first question, maybe somebody else can help you with that, but it shouldn't affect the wiper system.

Second, you definitely need that tab grounded. The connector...
06-30-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,962
Posted By Willcox Corvette

But I thought you said the motor won't park on...

But I thought you said the motor won't park on the bench test? If this is the case there is an issue with the motor PK...

I'm in Maine for three weeks but I'll keep checking back.. :D
06-23-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,962
Posted By Willcox Corvette

Smoke happens when you are in run on... (I think...

Smoke happens when you are in run on... (I think I illustrated that in the video) where the motor runs and clicks hard.. Don't worry, if you don't do it a long time it'll be fine. The smoke comes...
06-22-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,962
Posted By gungatim

just remember it may be a rebuild and not wired...

just remember it may be a rebuild and not wired correctly even if the GM # is correct. went through this on my '68 and Wilcox's tutorial saved the day...even the replacement I bought from the parts...
06-22-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,962
Posted By Willcox Corvette

Okay.. Now on the bench... do the...

Okay..

Now on the bench... do the following:

Connect the wire as shown in A.
Connect ground wires to C E and F
Connect power to D
Then connect power to B.

The motor should run in low...
06-21-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,962
Posted By Willcox Corvette

:iagree: I have to agree... It's possible...

:iagree:

I have to agree... It's possible the motor is the wrong one... but if you pull it and picture it up for me I can ID it and tell you.

If it is the wrong motor this might explain some...
06-17-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,962
Posted By Willcox Corvette

Pictures would definitely help.

Pictures would definitely help.
06-16-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,962
Posted By Willcox Corvette

Are those two wires cut? Those wires go to the...

Are those two wires cut? Those wires go to the terminal board and to the park switch but are not external to the motor...

There should be three wires that plug into the 123 connector, green,...
06-15-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,962
Posted By Willcox Corvette

There is no black wire to the motor in the engine...

There is no black wire to the motor in the engine compartment side and only one at the relay which is a ground. (Aside from the black ground that plugs into the lug on the front of the washer pump)...
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