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Just started my 69 up for the first time and the generator light is staying on . The alternator is the original style that's been rebuilt. It's charging the battery at approximately 14 Volts. The external voltage regulator is a new solid state type from Ames. The engine and forward light harness's are from M+H and are new. Any suggestions? Thank you
 

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Did you use LEDs in your dash lighting? If so replace the GEN light with an incandescent bulb.
Could also be a bad diode in the Alternator
 

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No, no LED bulbs in the dash cluster. I've heard of the diode problem but rarely seen it. Very well could be the culprit here. Thanks
 

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I just had a similar problem with my 65 GP. It turns out it was a problem with the new solid state regulator. When I went back to the old style regulator every thing is fine.
 

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Thanks for your help.i found the cause. It was my stupidity. There was an empty fuse slot that I couldn't read the label on. Turns out it's labeled gauges on the left, and trans something on the right. It takes a 10 amp fuse. It apparently controls some of the dash lamps and gauges in addition to the " Gen" lamp. Now all works properly. Live and learn. Thanks again
 
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