What Causes an Alternator Not to Charge?

Answer Your vehicle may be experiencing alternator problems if the battery is constantly dying; but when you have the battery checked for problems, it maintains a consistent charge. The alternator is the ... Read More »

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What Is an Alternator Core Charge?

When buying an alternator, or other car part, many consumers are surprised to learn that they are charged a core deposit. However, the deposit is returned when the old alternator is returned to the... Read More »

What Causes an Alternator to Overcharge?

The alternator in an automobile functions as a self-generating power plant that produces electricity. It converts alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC). It must supply enough electrical e... Read More »

What Are the Causes of Alternator Failure?

Automotive alternating generator systems provide electrical power to the primary ignition system and the secondary accessory systems through a negative grounded battery. The alternator is an improv... Read More »

What Causes a Car Battery to Lose Its Charge?

Car batteries are essential to the function of motor vehicles. They provide electricity to the vehicle to power the ignition system, the starter motor, the lights and other accessories. Car batteri... Read More »