How to Test the Alternator on a Vehicle?

Answer If your automobile's engine seems to be losing power or your interior lights are dim or your windshield wipers work only intermittently, you might have a faulty alternator. The alternator powers yo... Read More »

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How to Charge Additional Batteries From a Vehicle Alternator?

You may need to charge additional batteries from a vehicle alternator if you are using audio equipment, or need "house" batteries to run the lights and appliances in your camper. These extra batter... 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 a Chevy Alternator?

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 »

How to Test an Alternator for Overcharging?

The alternator is vital part of your car or truck's electrical system. When the vehicle is running, the alternator provides a constant charge to the battery, as well as to other accessories. Withou... Read More »