Alternator Archives - Brake & Front End
Handling A Car That Won’t Start (Video)

Automatic start-stop systems are putting more stress on the starter and battery. Sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

Diagnosing A Faulty Alternator (Video)

There are a whole host of issues that could happen to an alternator. This video is sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

VIDEO: ACDelco Starter And Alternators

High under-hood temps, increased power demands and vibration can damage alternators or starters. Sponsored by ACDelco.

Modern Battery and Alternator Testing Methods

Old methods of testing a battery and alternator aren’t appropriate today. Do the job right to get the right results.

Bosch Expands Braking, Starter, Alternator And Fuel Pump Product Lines

The new SKUs cover more than 145.36 million vehicles in operation in the U.S. and Canada.

Bosch Expands Aftermarket Product Lines With 24 New Part Numbers

Additions made to the braking, rotating machine, spark plug and fuel pump product lines.

ACDelco Adds Professional Remanufactured Alternators, Starters

ACDelco has released an additional 143 Professional remanufactured alternator and starter part numbers covering 1992-2012 models from GM, Toyota, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Nissan and other manufacturers.

Bosch Expands Wiper Blade Program For Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Robert Bosch LLC has released its December New Part/Program Announcement for North America. Fifty new remanufactured alternator part numbers have been added to the rotating electric product line. In addition, a new wiper blade program for heavy-duty vehicles also is being announced, comprised of 19 part numbers.

Tech Tip: Mercedes-Benz Battery Dash Light Illuminated

A Mercedes-Benz owner may complain that the vehicle’s battery/alternator “visit workshop” light on dash display is illuminated. Use a scan tool to perform guided tests. This alternator is internally regulated and is connected by a LIN bus to the PCM so that the regulation control can be intervened.

Remy Expands Light Duty Coverage

Remy International Inc., manufacturer of Delco Remy heavy-duty starters and alternators, as well as Remy light-duty starters and alternators, has expanded coverage of its light-duty aftermarket line by adding many late-model part numbers and a new direct-fit pulley program.

Diagnostic Dilemmas: Solving Starter And Alternator Problems

The starter “solenoid” is actually a combination of an electric relay and solenoid. The relay portion electrically connects the starter armature to the battery. The solenoid portion mechanically engages the starter’s drive pinion with the engine’s flywheel gear.

Calculate Major Fuel Economy Savings From Delco Remy Alternators

Remy International, Inc. has launched an online fuel economy calculator to help customers better understand the positive impact the Delco Remy high-efficiency alternators have on fuel consumption.