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So, with a lead from '+' to the fuse box yellow lead (I believe that which is shown in circuit diagram) I constantly get 14.2V out of the alternator.

It goes down to 13.8V if I put heater fan on.

Either way it makes a horrible whining noise as if it is being overworked.

Once the engine is off the battery sits about 12.25V.

So, I'm completely baffled.

I must point out that the alternator was second hand but the seller assured me it was working. I have to believe him as it does kick out 14.2V but this doesn't necessarily mean it is working properly.

Any thoughts anyone?
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