How to Troubleshoot a Generator Alternator?

Answer The function of the automotive generator, or alternator, is recharging the battery after start-up and maintaining enough current for the engine components, accessories and sensors. Generators were ... Read More »

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What is the difference between an alternator&a generator?

Strictly speaking, an alternator is a generator that produces electricity as alternating current (AC). On automobiles these two terms refer to distinctively different types of devices that both pro... Read More »

How to Convert a Generator to a Alternator?

An alternator is an electrical device which generates alternating current by changing mechanical energy to electrical energy. Alternators are cheaper and easy to find compared to their counterparts... Read More »

Changing a Ferguson From Generator to Alternator?

Switching a Ferguson tractor from a generator to an alternator is a performance-motivated upgrade. Changing to an alternator will improve the performance of the tractor's electrical system. A gener... Read More »

How to Convert a Ford Generator to an Alternator?

There is no reason to haveto jump start your old Ford every morning or worry about dim headlights due to the outdated automotive generator under the hood. By 1965, every Ford was running the more... Read More »