DIY Instructions New Beetle Alternator Replacement?

Answer If your Beetle is losing power and you know the battery is good, the problem may be the alternator. This is the device that recharges the battery using the car's own mechanical energy. You'll need ... Read More »

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Alternator Replacement Instructions?

Alternators rarely fail, but when they do, they require replacement. It's the battery's job to start the car and provide power on demand. The alternator is what keeps the battery in shape. Batterie... Read More »

Cavalier Alternator Replacement Instructions?

The Chevrolet Cavalier, like most other automobiles, uses a rotating alternator to provide electrical power to the engine and accessories. This alternator can wear out and require replacement, whic... Read More »

1987 Toyota Corolla Alternator Replacement Instructions?

The alternator in your 1987 Toyota Corolla supplies the power for the electrical system in the car and charges the battery during operation. If the alternator fails, the engine will continue to run... Read More »

1986 Acura Legend Alternator Replacement Instructions?

The 1986 Acura Legend comes a 2.5-liter engine option. Nippondenso manufactures the 70-amp alternator for this vehicle. The Legend uses a serpentine belt, so the alternator comes with a three-groov... Read More »