Re: 1950 8N Generator.

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Posted by Tim Daley(MI) on November 03, 2018 at 06:26:03 [URL] [DELETE] :

In Reply to: 1950 8N Generator. posted by Dave in Wisconsin on November 02, 2018 at 19:17:10:

It's not the generator -if it is generator and not an alternator, NOT yet anyway. It is most likely a mucked up wiring setup. I'd begin with the battery. Is it 6V or 12V? Is it a front mount or angle mount distributor? Got a VOM? Test battery voltage static. If you can get another vehicle back in the woods, try to jump start it, but do it correctly and safely -see BRUCE(VA)'s '75 Tips for N-Owners', #43. Be sure gear shift is in NEUTRAL. If you attempt to jump s start a 6V battery with a 12V source, you will most likely explode the 6V battery. I have a hunch why you have not seen ammeter movement in 5 years, and why your battery died. You mention a generator so that indicates it is a 6V/POS GRN system. Is this correct or do you have an alternator and 12V battery? I would suspect poor/incorrect wiring is the root cause. You may have to get a 4WD truck with a winch back there to help pull your tractor out of the mud. You can also remove the battery and take to a starter shop in town to get tested. Either way, once tractor is back in the barn, troubleshoot wiring/electrical using the PICTOGRAMS by JMOR -free download in our HOW-TO's -see LINK.

Tim Daley(MI)

75 TIPS FOR N-OWNERS:
http://www.ntractorclub.com/howtos/pdfs/Tips-for-Ford-N-Tractor-Owners.pdf


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