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Old 01-16-2013, 08:03 PM
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P1148 code and charging light

I've got a 2005 f-350SD and the charging light on the dash has been coming on lately. it doesn't stay on long. A quick tap on the throttle turns the light out. I pulled the codes and it's throwing a "P1148 Generator 2 Control Circuit".
I didn't realize that we have generators and not alternators under the hood.
I'm suspecting it's time for a new generator but wanted to run it by the forum for feedback.
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Dc power alternators are one of the best
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GENERATER ALTERNATOR

Same thing
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I thought generators created DC voltage and alternators created AC.

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It IS an alternator. There is a rectifier inside that changes the output to DC.
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GENERATER ALTERNATOR

Same thing

Im shure there a Diffrence According to NASA

So Dont beat me up to bad
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Im shure there a Diffrence According to NASA

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no. iirc the story i heard was alternator was a dodge trademark and later became a common "correct word"
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