Having problems with your 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme ?

I have an olds cutlass supreme 72.  I have replaced the voltage regulator, generator, and battery several times, even all at once.  Have cleaned and replaced the grounding wire and belt that connects to the engine block.  My generator light is coming on dimly.  It is only when I rev the engine when in park that the light shuts of momentarily, and only when pressure is applied to the gas peddle.

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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First, I think you will have an altenator in the car, not a generator. This sounds like a grounding problem to me... try adding a grounding wire from your engine block to the frame of the car and the firewall (I am assuming your battery grounds directly to the engine block).
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