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Do I Have A Faulty Alternator?

Do I Have A Faulty Alternator?

A car's alternator is one of the most underrated devices in the vehicle because the battery takes most of its credit. Most people imagine that because the car's battery helps ignite the vehicle, it is one of the most crucial elements of the car's electric system. However, they couldn't be further from the truth because an alternator immensely powers all the vehicle's electrical system apart from charging the car battery while you drive. There is, therefore, danger in driving a vehicle with a faulty alternator because it will leave you stranded over a flat battery or dim your lights while you drive at night. If you are unsure about the state of your car's alternator, the following are telltale signs of a faulty alternator: Weak battery. The primary role of an alternator is to recharge the car's battery while driving. It converts mechanical energy from the engine's rotating pulleys into electrical energy that charges the battery. A faulty alternator woul ... read more

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