Alternator Review

ACDelco High Output Alternator Review

ACDelco High Output Alternator Review

If your engine is not starting or turning over, your car is losing its power battery, your headlights are dimmer than before, your car is making noises or your alternator warning light illuminates, then you are in need of a high output alternator to replace your broken alternator.

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Alternator Smart Charging, What Is It?

Alternator Smart Charging, What Is It?

Without getting into the complexities of the automotive alternator and how it functions, let’s address how alternator voltage output and engine adaptation strategy are calculated using the powertrain control module (PCM), body control module (BCM), and/or some type of dedicated charging system module.

Alternator Operation and Reasons for Failure

Alternator Operation and Reasons for Failure

The alternator is a workhorse of power to produce electricity to the entire vehicle to recharge the battery, power the headlights and all electrical accessories, run the fuel pump and injectors as well as the ignition system.

What Is An Amp Rating?

What Is An Amp Rating?

Very basically, an amp rating is how much electrical current a wire or a switch can handle consistently over a period of time. This is true whether it is in a house or an automobile. But automobile electrical systems are different because it is considered a closed system with the battery being the source of power.

Importance of Power Belt Tension

Importance of Power Belt Tension

The tension belt is a pulley-mounted system that is loaded on a spring or pivot point mechanism. This unit is known as the Accessory Belt Drive System (ABDS). It supplies tension to engine belts. When functioning the entire system properly keeps the...

How Does A High Output Alternator Work?

How Does A High Output Alternator Work?

A vehicle comes with a stock alternator from the factory to meet the basic electrical needs of a vehicle. Even though the vehicle comes with an alternator that can fulfill the basic needs of the car such as supplying power for the lights and sound system. However, since the vehicles today are highly upgraded a great alternative to a standard alternator for supplying amps is high output alternator.