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Old 21-06-2019, 12:40   #31
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Re: What comes first, the charger or the batteries

There is a repair kit for your alternator: They may be able to tell you more.

The manufacturer website does not list it anymore, as you likely know, but they have a few tech support numbers. Try them and see if they have any info on it. It has got to be a retrofit item, I've never heard of that brand and it is not what is on our 1985 C30 with an M-25.

I can't imagine someone would replace a 55 amp alt for a 4. Maybe it is just 'code' for 55?
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Re: What comes first, the charger or the batteries

Originally Posted by a64pilot View Post
Is your charger rather large and heavy and has a 60 hz hum when operating?
If so then Iíd suspicion itís an old dinosaur like mine was, a monstrous heavy transformer that had only one voltage output, no three stage charging. It worked sort of, but nowhere near as good as a modern three stage charger...
The Charles 9000 Series is a (40A max) self-regulating ferroresonant transformer type charger, for flooded lead-acid (FLA) batteries only.
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