Is nothing wrong if you want to learn , because when you have car problem or something goes wrong with your car you panic, you start looking for auto mechanic to find out what your car problem? Once you know the cost you don’t believe it . Maybe it was the drive belt for the alternator loose. For small job like this one going to cost you money. If you know that, you should just tension the drive belt . Small repairs same like this one, you should do it your self , plus no cost for you. While it’s time for you to learn, know and understand some basics about your car problems.
What Is An Alternator ?
The alternator role is to charge your battery and generating power for your car. The most your car components they are electric. Lights computer box, fuel pump and all instruments. The alternator is running with crankshaft using the drive belt should be adjusted at specified routine maintenance intervals. To check its tension depress the belt firmly with a finger or thumb midway between the alternator and the crankshaft pulleys. The belt should deflect 5 mm .
How The Alternator Work ?
The alternator works with alternating current to give the power to all electric components of your car. The power is created between the rotor and stator. The rotor creates AC power and it directs that through the prongs of the stator. The stator direct the AC power current, and the alternator convert the AC power current to DC power current because the engine use only the DC power.
The Alternator Failure.
The alternator can fail to charge your battery, and if that happen can cause the engine to switch off. The most of the time you don’t need to replace or renew all the alternator.The repairs there not that expensive because the problem is the brushes of the regulator worn. The regulator can be replaced complete , with the brushes or you replace only the brushes. The regulator is situated on the rear of the alternator is easy to rich it and replace it.
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