In Car Alternator Testing Updated

In Car Alternator Testing Updated Disclaimer: This video is not meant to be a definitive how to.Always consult a professional repair manual before starting your repair.I am not responsible for any problems that you might incur by watching or following this video.

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How to Test an Alternator
Diagnosing Alternator Problems. Learn how to test an alternator with a Multimeter. Does your car not start, do you have dim headlights or interior lights, does the starter sound weak when start the engine, or does your car die sitting overnight? This video will show you a few ways to test your alternator to see if it is bad, is going bad or is good. A good alternator will show a charge at around 14.2-14.7v while the car is running and under an electrical load it wont drop below 13v. Here is a great multimeter for under $20: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001O1X65A/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789& creative=390957&creativeASIN=B001O1X65A&linkCode=as2&tag=chri0e2-20&linkId= DQXKJ44LE7TL32CR Test your Battery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COJr7OB23Hw Check for Parasitic Draw: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5FJDgcdii8 Top 10 Mistakes Car Owners Make: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkn-K2noClw **If the video was helpful, remember to give it a "thumbs up" and consider subscribing. New videos every Thursday** -Website: https://www.ChrisFixed.com -Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chrisfix8 -Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisFixed -Instagram: https://instagram.com/chrisfixit -Subscribe Here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=paintballoo7 -YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/ChrisFix Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, I cannot guarantee against improper use or unauthorized modifications of this information. ChrisFix assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. Use this information at your own risk. ChrisFix recommends safe practices when working on vehicles and or with tools seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, no information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage, or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or from the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not ChrisFix.





How to test for bad alternator. Internal shorts etc
Solution to a very hard to diagnose issue on a 99 Honda Civic. The issue can be found on any car and here is the solution. Here are the facts to help you diagnose if the below is the same for you: Battery - good and tested by autoparts store Alternator - good and tested by autoparts store (outputs 14v when car is running) When testing amperage from + battery post to + battery cable, NO current draw is found. The mystery here is why the battery is draining. Since no relay/circuit is showing a draw, the draw is occuring from wiring not included in the large harness that powers all of the components inside your car, and in the engine bay. The only cable that hooks up avoiding this is the cable that the alternator uses to charge the battery. With car engine off, Test the battery's voltage after charging and disconnecting the cable coming from the alternator. You should have over 12v. Keep the meter on the battery, and then reconnect the cable from the alternator. If the voltage drops, and keeps dropping over a period of minutes, you have a bad alternator. Even though it may charge, it has an internal short and needs to be REPLACED. I hope this helps everyone figure out this mystery issue that can occur from time to time.





How to check battery voltage, alternator voltage, and load test voltage with a multimeter
WWW.HANDYMANPF.COM This Test Mainly Rules out your alternator and test its strength. For a Battery you will need a batter load tester. Video coming shortly. How to check battery voltage, alternator voltage, and load test voltage with a multimeter THANKS FOR WATCHING :) Please comment below This video is for information purposes only. If you perform these tasks, HandyManProblemFixer assumes no responsibility in your project. I have to post this Disclaimer to protect my self in the Sue happy Society we live in today.





How to Find A Car Battery Drain
In this video I show how to determine the amount of current that is being drawn from the car battery while your car is turned off. I made a similar video before, but it seemed that a lot of you wanted me to actually take of the cable. So that's what I did lol. The amount of current being drawn from your battery can help you determine whether there is a legitimate problem or not. If your battery keeps dying and the draw is less than 50 mA then the problem is the battery, but if the draw is greater than 50 mA then the problem is something other than your battery. Here you can access the same online info that I use to work on my own cars: http://gan.doubleclick.net/gan_click?lid=41000613802463867&pubid=2100000000 0630562&lsrc=17 Here at Northern Tools you can find Milwaukee Tools, and other tools I use in my videos: http://gan.doubleclick.net/gan_click?lid=41000613802463294&pubid=2100000000 0630562&lsrc=17 Click here to show thanks, and help support Fixbook: http://www.hondahowto.com/p/blog-page_25.html Fixbook DIY Car Repair




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