How to Troubleshoot the Alternator on a GM?

Answer 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 »

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How to Troubleshoot an AC Alternator?

AC alternators operate maintenance-free most of the time and you can expect to get about 120,000 miles, or more before they need attention. If your alternator warning light comes on, or you're find... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot the Alternator in a Mustang?

The Ford Mustang's history includes many classic, iconic cars, including the Shelby, the Boss and the Cobra. Current Mustangs come in coupe or convertible styles, with the choice of V6 or V8 engine... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Rebuilt Alternator?

Using a rebuilt alternator to power the electrical items in your car and charge your battery is less expensive than buying a new one. Rebuilt alternators, purchased from a reliable and trusted sour... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Alternator Bearings?

Alternator bearings are sealed against the elements so they are not serviceable, other than replacing them in the event they fail. The front bearing, nearest the belt drive, is the larger of the tw... Read More »