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Old August 1st, 2017, 11:55 AM
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Originally Posted by ew1usnr View Post
One question: How long do generator brushes last? I installed new ones when I had the engine rebuilt.
They last as long as they can, but it is usually based upon load seen over that period. More night driving might make them fail faster than a car driven all during the day - unless you always drive with headlights day or night. Also, as they wear the spring pushing on them has less tension, which causes more arcing and that accelerates their wear/burning away, as well as more wear/burning away of the commutator. If in doubt, check 'em out.
Roger Moore

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