Auto Repair: How to Replace an Alternator

Visit for more auto repair videos. Our Do It Yourself and auto expert community has you covered with this Repair-apedia of easy step-by-step instructions. The alternator is an AC (alternating current) generator that produces electrical current to charge the battery and run the electrical system. In this video, AutoMD shows how to replace an alternator. You can check this link for the steps:

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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: creative=390957&creativeASIN=B001O1X65A&linkCode=as2&tag=chri0e2-20&linkId= DQXKJ44LE7TL32CR Test your Battery: Check for Parasitic Draw: Top 10 Mistakes Car Owners Make: **If the video was helpful, remember to give it a "thumbs up" and consider subscribing. New videos every Thursday** -Website: -Facebook: -Twitter: -Instagram: -Subscribe Here: -YouTube Channel: 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.

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How to Change (remove & replace) an Alternator
Follow these simple, step-by-step instructions for removing and installing an automobile alternator with common tools. Includes advice on the correct wiring as well as testing and troubleshooting tips. Sponsored by BBB Industries - makers of premium alternators and starters that meet or exceed OE form, fit and function. Related Videos: How to Troubleshoot an Alternator Problem: How to Inspect Auto Belts & Pulleys: Eric the Car Guy is an ASE-certified Master Technician based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Replacing An Alternator In Your Vehicle
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 47 years, shows how you can replace an alternator in your own vehicle. And, If you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video on the scotty kilmer channel on Youtube, , so don’t miss them.