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Old 16-11-2009, 20:48   #1
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Alternator - Installation Wiring Connections

I'm changing from a self-exciting alternator (that does not connect to an idiot light) to a Sev Marchal with D-, B+, 61+, and DF connection points. The B+ is connected to battery positive, D- is connected to battery ground, and I'm having trouble figuring out how to connect the rest to activate the field and get the alternator working.

Is a 2 or 3 watt bulb required? If so, is it wired to the DF or 61+ connection on a ignition switched positive wire? Do both the DF and 61+ have to be wired in?

Thanks for any advice.
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That sounds like a starter/generator wiring to me.
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