when comparing assholes to holes in the ground, hurc can not tell the
difference. and when told be an automotive electrical rebuilder that your
alternator diodes are bad, it don't make any difference if the diode is
shorted out, open, or burned out. the thing is that it is bad no matter how
you say it, and needs to be fixed.
<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
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> >Subject: Re: 1992 Towncar (Battery problems)
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> >On Thu, 2 Jun 2005 16:16:32 -0400, "tom" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >>have your alternator checked. there are diodes in it that if they burn
> >>will drain the battery when sitting
> >>"Turkeybone" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> >>> I forgot to say that the battery goes dead when the car is off.
> >tom ya ****ed up again
> >it wont drain your batteries
> >the diodes rectify the power off the winding
> >and they are connected to the winding
> >YA FOCKTARD
> >all ciruciuts are OPEN ya tard
> OK you smart-assed know-it-all.
> What happens if one of the diodes SHORTS? - and it does happen.
> Depending which diode shorts, it WILL drain the battery.
> >its called a SWITCH
> >as in ya SWITCH it OFF when ya turn the key
> >the guy has a parasitic drain
> >please understand the system before ya flap off
> >hurc ast