CAR Generator

Alternator: common defects and their signs

  1. Breakage or closing of stator winding
    • The alternator battery check indicator doesn’t turn off.
    • Excessive noise from the alternator working.
    • The battery discharges quickly.
  2. Wear out of brushes.
    • There’s no battery charge.
    • Lights are dim or constantly blinking.
    • Troubles in voltage supply appear.
  3. Damage of voltage regulator.
    • The battery charge check indicator doesn’t turn on when ignition is on.
    • The battery charge check indicator doesn’t turn off at engine rpm increasing.
    • Overcharge of the battery.
    • Increased voltage level in the car mains.
    • All lights of the car blow out.

How to replace alternator?

Car manufacturers recommend to perform full component replacement. You can replace the component yourself with the help of a combination spanner and socket wrench set, as well as a crowbar. To demount the component you should do the following:

  1. Disconnect the negative wire clamp from the battery .
  2. Disconnect all the wires and sockets from the alternator.
  3. Loosen the drive belt.
  4. Remove the drive belt, unscrew the fastening attaching the alternator to the unit. Demount the alternator.
  5. Install a new component and mount the elements in reverse order.

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