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    alternator question?

    question what does the connector on back of the alternator go too not the main cable the other one that plugs into the back, reason i ask is i found mine was spliced only one out of 4 wires was crimped the other 3 were cut , and too top it off, the crimp came lose and i have no idea where it went, what does that plug harness do?
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    If i'm not mistaking that wire goes to the computer and tells the alternator to charge the battery when the voltage is low. It is a 4 cable plug but only one wire is required. You need to splice it back. It should be a small red wire.

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