How to Tell That an Alternator Battery Is Going Bad?

Answer When your car's alternator goes bad, you will still be able to drive for quite a while on the charge left in your battery. If your battery is going bad, however, you won't be able to go very far. L... Read More »

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Do I Need a New Alternator or Battery?

Both a bad battery and a bad alternator can cause a vehicle's electronic system to fail, resulting a car that will not run or start. Diagnosing the correct problem can help a car owner save money b... Read More »

How to Hook Up an Alternator to a Battery?

Regardless of the type of vehicle you drive, the alternator is one of the most important components in the engine. It acts as a generator to keep the battery charged while the engine is running, an... Read More »

Does an alternator charge your battery?

The alternator charges the battery in your car. It creates an electric current when it is turned by a belt that is connected to the crank in the engine. Without an alternator continuously charging ... Read More »

How to Disconnect the Battery From a Car Alternator?

Certain parts of a car, like the alternator, are constantly running electricity even when the car isn't running. Because of this, you must disconnect the battery from the alternator before servicin... Read More »