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On Thu, 2004-01-29 at 20:10, The Rossos wrote: > About a mile from my house on the way home today my generator light came on > in my Fastback. There was no flicker, it was just on steady. I immediately > checked my volt meter which read 12 volts. When I got home I checked the > V-belt and it is fine. The volt meter was reading normal (around 14 volts @ > 3000 rpm with the headlights and the radio on) earlier in the day. I > quickly checked the generator and found no obviously loose wires but it was > cold and dark so I put the car in the garage and will work on it tomorrow. > Any idea if this is the generator or the regulator? > I could be either. First thing is to look at the brushes. Both brushes should be at least at the top of the holder or higher. Trying pushing doown on both brushes and see if you get anything. There should be no arching at the brushes.