How to Test a Chevy Alternator?

Answer Testing the alternator in your Chevy vehicle requires the use of a couple of basic diagnostic tools and basic diagnostic skills. Learning how the electrical system in your Chevy works and how to ac... Read More »

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How to Test the Voltage Regulator in a Chevy Alternator?

The voltage regulator is built into the alternator on all Chevys made from the 1980s to at least 2010. Simply put, the regulator restricts the amount of voltage being sent to the battery. Without a... Read More »

How to Test the Alternator on a 1996 Chevy Astro?

Electricity is stored in the battery of your 1996 Chevy Astro and supplies the van with power while the engine is off, according to the 2 Car Pros website. The battery cranks the engine, and while ... Read More »

How to Test an Alternator in a 1995 Chevy Suburban?

Signs the alternator in your 1995 Chevy Suburban is failing are weak interior and exterior lights, a flickering dash panel and trouble cranking the engine. When an alternator ultimately dies, the e... 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 »