How to Test Your Car Alternator for Power?

Answer When a car battery isn't providing enough power to start a car, people often assume that the battery is bad. Before buying an expensive new battery you may not need, check the alternator first... Read More »

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How to Test If Your Car Battery or the Alternator Is Bad?

Testing the alternator or battery in your car requires a digital multi-meter with a voltage setting on it. The battery in your car has a rating of 12 volts and should have at least that to start yo... Read More »

How to Test a Cs-144 Alternator?

Delco Remy produce the CS144 alternator and is one of their high-output heavy duty range. You may have one of three versions of the CS144 alternator fitted in your vehicle: 140 ampere, 170 amperes ... Read More »

How to Test an Automobile's Alternator?

The alternator charges a vehicle's battery, replenishing the its voltage and enabling it to start the car. A sign the alternator in your automobile is weakening is difficulty cranking, eventually l... Read More »

How to Test a Car's Alternator?

The alternator in your car provides power to charge the battery and run all of your power hungry accessories. If the alternator fails, it's a matter of hours, or even minutes, until your car stops ... Read More »