How to Test an Alternator's Voltage?

Answer The job of your vehicle's alternator is to keep a constant flow of electricity to the battery. This charges the battery while driving and operates vehicle functions. When your battery dies, you sho... Read More »

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Do alternators need voltage regulators?

The alternator powers all of the devices on the car. Because the alternator's current fluctuates between 13.5 and 14.5 volts, the device needs a voltage regulator to keep the current steady.Referen... Read More »

What Is the Output Voltage of GM Alternators?

An alternator is a must for all modern GM vehicles to operate. It is responsible for keeping the battery charged in the car, which in turn, keeps all the electrical systems functioning properly. Th... Read More »

How to Test Auto Alternators?

Auto alternators are durable, efficient and rarely require maintenance. Most modern alternators run problem-free for 100,000 miles or more. If you are finding that your auto battery has less energy... Read More »

How to Test CUCV Alternators?

The CUCV (Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicle) is used primarily by the military for cargo transportation. Many CUCVs were designed to transport up to eight soldiers. The CUCV was eventually phased ou... Read More »