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Charging SystemsThe voltage regulator controls the field current applied to the alternator. When there is no current applied to the field, there is no voltage produced from the alternator. When voltage drops below 13.5 the regulator will apply current to the field and the alternator will start charging. When the voltage A Short Course on Charging SystemsThe purpose of the charging system is to maintain the charge in the vehicle’s battery, and to provide the main source of electrical energy while the engine is running.
Why Won’t My Car Start?Unfortunately, the answer isn’t always straightforward. You might be surprised to find out how many issues can potentially prevent your car from starting.
Common Reasons Why Your Car Might Not Start