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Re: Why I want to retire...why I CAN retire
Posted to Shop Management Forum on 8/30/2021

Hi Lee,

Admittingly, the term "Self Exciting" can be interpreted in different ways. The alternators I am referring too require a battery so the sense circuit in the IC regulator will activate and maintain the battery.

Once the engine is started, the batter... Login to read more.