Will the alternator recharge a car battery?

Answer An alternator is designed to maintain the charge of a good battery. It cannot recharge a depleted battery. A bad alternator can actually pull the charge from a battery, having the opposite effect.S... Read More »

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How to Recharge a Dead Car Battery With a Bad Alternator?

In a correctly functioning vehicle, the battery provides temporary power to start the engine and run accessories like the lights and radio when the engine is switched off. The alternator, on the ot... Read More »

How fast does an alternator have to spin to recharge a battery?

An alternator will recharge a battery at any speed if it produces the same voltage as the battery. The speed at which an alternator spins will control the current, which controls the time it takes ... Read More »

How to Recharge a 12V Battery?

Twelve-volt batteries are used in automobiles. If your vehicle does not start, it might mean the battery is dead or in need of a charge. You can test and charge your battery with relative ease in a... Read More »

How to Recharge Battery?

Recharge your car battery if it is giving you problems such as not starting in a store parking lot. With this option, you may not have a battery that has all of the characteristics as when it was b... Read More »