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i hava 78 Z and i was driving down the road when i suddenly noticed that my volt guage was reading 4 instead of the normal 16, but the car is running fine and has no problem starting.....i am wondering.....becausei cranked it one time and the volt guage said 16 then i heard a relay click and the volts dropped back to 4 is this a problem wth the guage? or hte alternator? or isit an relay problem???? i neeeed help badly. and i really don't wanna go tto the dealer......
 

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> i hava 78 Z and i was driving down the road
> when i suddenly noticed that my volt guage
> was reading 4 instead of the normal 16, but
> the car is running fine and has no problem
> starting.....i am wondering.....becausei
> cranked it one time and the volt guage said
> 16 then i heard a relay click and the volts
> dropped back to 4 is this a problem wth the
> guage? or hte alternator? or isit an relay
> problem???? i neeeed help badly. and i
> really don't wanna go tto the dealer......
Measure the voltage with a voltmeter, I'm sure it's not 4 volts, and still running fine, or even cranking over. Joe
 
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