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Honda voltage [was] Re: [aprssig] Tracking my trip

Ryan Tourge k2rrt.lists at gmail.com
Sun Aug 20 05:31:02 UTC 2006


Randomly and the same anywhere in the circuit. I guess I'll go try and pry
the info out of the service dept. Monday

Ryan
K2RRT

On 8/19/06, Tim Smith <rt_smith at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> How far from the battery are you measuring?   Are you seeing a voltage
> drop randomly or do you notice the drop when your radio transmits a
> position?  Even with a #10 feeding my transceiver (8 feet from the
> battery) I see as much as 1 volt drop (at the radio end).
>
> What is the measurement right at the battery terminals?
>
> Tim, N1TI
>
> --- "KC2MMI (Jared)" <kc2mmi at verizon.net> wrote:
>
> > Ryan, it sure as heck sounds like your alternator is cutting out and
> > then you
> > are seeing battery voltage alone. Unless Honda has done something
> > cleverly
> > special, I'd say you have an intermittent failure or a bad output
> > lead on the
> > alternator. Honda has been known to do some special things with
> > alternators--so
> > I'd check with a dealer, or Honda themselves, ASAP. If that isn't
> > intentional,
> > you're dancing with a sudden total failure to come in the car. (If
> > the car is
> > still under warranty, get it to the shop and let them say this is
> > normal on
> > paper.<G>)
> >
> > I think Stephen misread you and didn't realize it was intermittent
> > WHILE the car
> > was running.
> >
> > If Hondas are supposed to do this--let us all know?
> >
> >
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