What Is the Output Voltage of GM Alternators?

Answer An alternator is a must for all modern GM vehicles to operate. It is responsible for keeping the battery charged in the car, which in turn, keeps all the electrical systems functioning properly. Th... Read More »

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Do alternators need voltage regulators?

The alternator powers all of the devices on the car. Because the alternator's current fluctuates between 13.5 and 14.5 volts, the device needs a voltage regulator to keep the current steady.Referen... Read More »

How to Test the Wattage Output on Alternators?

A car alternator produces the electricity necessary to power items such as lights, heating and windshield wipers. The amount of electricity it produces depends upon how charged your battery is and ... Read More »

How does temperature affect the output voltage of a dry cell battery?

According to Electropaedia, extreme heat or cold can produce a chemical imbalance within the battery that reduces its output voltage and shelf life. Electropaedia warns that even batteries designed... Read More »

What is the output voltage on a Tyco train power pack?

The Tyco train model 899 power pack has an output of 6 VA total, 18 VDC, 20 VAC, and was advertised with a 1-amp output. This power pack was used with trains from the late 1960s through the early ... Read More »