Voltage regulator wiring connects the device to a circuit. It consists of one input, one output and one ground wire that attach to a corresponding pin on the regulator. The input wire, connected to the input terminal, re... More » Science Physics Electricity

When a voltage regulator is bad, the voltage output will fluctuate. To tell if the output is abnormal, check the car manual to find the correct voltage range for the car. More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

A voltage regulator is a device that maintains the proper spark levels on a car's alternator. If the voltage regulator malfunctions, the alternator can overcharge the electrical system and cause many of the components to... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance
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