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my battery would drain over night after a short drive the day before. I replaced battery and the alternator was charging. I saw sappy goo filament oozing from the voltage regulator on the alternator. I bought a new regulator for 20$ from a rebuild shop and presto! My battery has been fine for months now. I have a trickle charger under the hood, but wanted the problem fixed not maintained. Hope this helps someone. Much easier and cheaper than a new alternator.

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In the USA, JAE Parts sells those voltage regulators too (I'm assuming your car has the original Valeo alternator).

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I saw sappy goo filament oozing from the voltage regulator on the alternator.

 

 

Black stuff? I had that on my car, too. Easy fix, thankfully )

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