Thread: Gen Light
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Old 07-04-2017, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by simplyconnected View Post
DeanJ, you should have a resistor across your GEN light wires for two reasons; to shunt that small amount of current that makes your light flicker but more importantly... If your GEN light burns out, the alternator will not know the key is on and it will stop charging. The resistor will pass enough power by itself to keep the alternator going. Even with the resistor, your GEN light should work as you would expect. - Dave
Dave, I wouldn't know what resister to use. I take it a good spot for this might be the engine compartment close to the alternator since anything under the dash is a pain.

Again, the reason is just to keep the GEN light from burning out prematurely and the alternator functions normal?

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