Power going to dynamo

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Power going to dynamo

Postby Gregw » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:52 pm

Just changed wiring lume on my fiefdom dexta and there is power going to the dynamo and starts heating it up, what could be wrong?
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Re: Power going to dynamo

Postby 4x4bobby » Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:08 pm

Hi. Had the same problem and it burnt out the dynamo. Turned out I had connected the wires round the wrong way at the regulator box.
Give it a check and get the dynamo checked as well. It burnt out the commutator in the dynamo.
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Re: Power going to dynamo

Postby Jerry Coles » Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:11 pm

Have you "Flashed" the Dynamo? If it is polarised (Flashed) the wrong way it can be catastrophic.
Knew a chap who replaced the Dynamo on a Ford Taunus (V4) and didn't realise the Dynamo rotated anti-clockwise. He burnt out several Dynamo's and control boxes before I spotted that the cooling fan vanes were set the opposite way. had to reverse flash the latest dynamo to it worked correctly!!
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