How to Wire an Alternator on a Silverado?

Answer The main purpose of a vehicle's alternator is to convert energy from the crankshaft, via a serpentine belt, into electrical energy to power the spark plugs, lights, air conditioning, radio and othe... Read More »

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How to Wire an AC Delco 3 Wire Alternator?

The AC Delco 3 wire alternator was used in most General Motors products, and many types of heavy equipment, for a long time, which makes it readily available. This alternator has the advantages of ... Read More »

How to Identify the Amp Alternator on a 1998 Silverado?

The 1998 Chevy Silverado offered many different alternators, depending on the engine type and size of the truck. Some of the Silverados had optional heavy duty alternators for truck buyers who were... Read More »

How to Replace a Chevy Silverado Alternator?

A bad battery in your Chevy Silverado truck may not be the problem in of itself. The problem can lie in the alternator, which is responsible for recharging the battery through the engine's own mech... Read More »

How to Put on an Alternator Belt in a 1985 Chevy Silverado?

Before Chevrolet moved to a serpentine belt system in the late 1980s, the Silverado line of pickups used a multiple belt system, all driven off a central pulley. If you wanted to replace one item o... Read More »