Wanderlodge Owners Group  
BuyByeBlueBird.com
Donate

Go Back   Wanderlodge Owners Group > Mechanic's Corner > Generators

Generators In this forum we will try to answer any of your questions about the different model generators that can be found on Blue Bird coach's.

Site Search:
Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 11-11-2017
Steelwheels's Avatar
Steelwheels Steelwheels is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Albuquerque & Downers Grove
Posts: 1,272
Default Onan DKD alternator

My generator appears to be over charging my generator battery. When I run it it pegs the DC volt gauge, when I put a voltmeter on the battery same thing it keeps running up 16volt maybe higher.

Is this normal ? Is my alternator bad or is there a separate voltage regulator ?
__________________
Kiki B
Downers Grove, IL
87fc35
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-15-2017
bwinter1946's Avatar
bwinter1946 bwinter1946 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Madera
Posts: 4,060
Default

Unlikely that is normal. I would expect to see something closer to 13.5-14.5 volts.

I would assume the regulator is bad. Unknown to me if it is an internal or external regulator. Perhaps someone else will jump in with experience on this type of unit.
__________________
Brad Winter
Madera, California
1997, 37' BMC
1999, Jeep Cherokee, Toad
1970, VW Baja Bug, Alternate Toad
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
onan maybe Ed Leamon Generators 5 10-07-2013 07:59 PM
ONAN gas Gen. will not run. 78bbird Generators 4 11-15-2012 06:45 PM
8KW Onan cdamen Generators 29 09-05-2012 09:15 PM
8kw Onan markbragdon Generators 10 04-01-2012 10:29 PM
ONAN gas GEN. 78bbird Generators 4 06-28-2010 01:57 PM

Web Search:

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.