How to Check a Battery Drain From an Alternator?

Answer The battery is responsible for powering the electrical system of your vehicle. The alternator is responsible for recharging the battery as, otherwise, it would die rather quickly trying to power ev... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Check a Battery Drain From an Alternator

Can an alternator drain a battery?

One of the functions of an alternator is to recharge the car battery. If the alternator malfunctions, it may not do this. So it is not a matter of the alternator “draining” the battery, but rat... Read More »

How to Check a Battery Drain on Your Car?

Battery drain can be explained as one or more of the devices or systems in a car malfunctioning by pulling charge from the car battery when the engine is not running, instead of only when the engin... Read More »

How to Check Auto Battery Drain?

Battery drain in an automobile occurs when current is being drawn from the battery when the vehicle is turned off and not being used. Certain devices like the car's computer or the clock will are d... Read More »

How to Check a Battery or Alternator?

Without a properly functioning battery and alternator, your vehicle is of little use. Most importantly, the battery is necessary to start your car or truck. The battery also runs numerous accessori... Read More »