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camaronut

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Voltage Regulator Bench Testing?
« on: June 06, 2022, 03:36:09 PM »
Is there a way to bench test a Voltage Regulator before installation?

Figured I'd ask.....Thanks 

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Re: Voltage Regulator Bench Testing?
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2022, 04:49:50 PM »
Handy References: On Bench
#1) Delco Service Bulletin 1R-262/263 (dtd 4-1-66)
Handy References: On Car
#2) Chevrolet Chassis Service Manual Section 6Y "Charging Systems"

I have never Bench tested a VR.

If it is an option (Dated component) I used to send it to Pirkle for cosmetic and functional restoration, And a few have hidden a modern WELLS 715(?) electronic reg under a delco cap and housing.
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Re: Voltage Regulator Bench Testing?
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2022, 05:23:04 PM »
"And a few have hidden a modern WELLS 715(?) electronic reg under a delco cap and housing."

BINGO!  Want to test this before I install it.

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Re: Voltage Regulator Bench Testing?
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2022, 10:56:40 AM »
Nevemind - works like a champ.

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Re: Voltage Regulator Bench Testing?
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2022, 09:14:20 PM »
Yes they do
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