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Re: Renault Modus-Braking Fault System

Originally Posted by Mihai Stefanescu View Post
Hi again. i made some checks:
1. with engine on after 5 minutes-14,48V(without electrical consumers)
2. with engine on + direct from alternator and - from body - 14,50V(without electrical consumers)
3. with engine on and (rear heat screen,AC half power, fog light,Xenon, Radio- All on!)- 14,44V
4. after all, engine off on the battery was-13.06V

What do you think? Exchange must alternator? Or have just changed the alternator regulator?
Those figures are slightly high. However your reading with the engine off is also high (there are six 2.1V cells in a car battery - making 12.6max). It is possible your meter is not accurate. Can you check with another just to be sure.

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