I feel ornery as he!! today..(can you tell?)
Everyone with a car that has the battery charging voltage regulator in the
ECU, please respond!
But I'm wondering if the guy MIGHT have meant the the Vref regulator... which
could be a switcher, thus COULD put out 22 volts... though that would at
least blow the BAP and probably the MAF
- Yes, I'm a crusty old geezer curmudgeon.. deal with it! -
An unregulated automotive alternator will put out hundreds of
5 or 6 years ago, I had a bulkhead connection get rotten from age
on my 70 'cuda, voltage at the battery was 12.6, voltage at the
alternator output terminal was over 300 volts.
I don't remember exactly what the spec was but the voltage fed to
the electrically heated windshields in full sized Fords and
Mercurys was in the hundreds of volts category.
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