How to Troubleshoot an Overcharging Alternator?

Answer Cars are a complex piece of machinery that the average person knows little about other than how to start the engine. This is the reason why car problems can be so frustrating. The first sign of pro... Read More »

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Symptoms of Overcharging an Alternator?

A vehicle's alternator serves dual purposes in the proper operation of a vehicle's electrical system. A properly operating alternator will keep the vehicle's battery in a fully charged state, and i... 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 »

How to Fix an Overcharging Alternator in a '97 Dodge Ram?

If the alternator on the 1997 Dodge Ram is overcharging, the internal regulator is malfunctioning. Because the regulator is internal, it is not a separate serviceable part, and the whole alternator... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot the Alternator on a GM?

Weak headlights at night and a battery constantly going dead are both signs that you must check out the charging system on your General Motors vehicle. Besides keeping the battery charged, everythi... Read More »