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Mr Ziffel
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Tractors Owned: 1950 Cub with 193 plow, snow plow. Woods 59 mower. unknown disk, John Deere spring-tooth harrow, 2009 New Holland T1510, Massey Ferguson Mod 25 Disc (I think)
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Location: Virginia

Re: jumpy alternator needle

Postby Mr Ziffel » Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:19 pm

The P.O. installed a large Idiot light on my 1950 cub in place of a gauge .
The red light comes on when you pull out the start switch, then as you start her up and throw the throttle forward , the alternator is excited and charging , the light goes out. When you kill the engine or throttle
back the light comes back on.

I have a hard time posting photos , sorry.

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