Maintenance Tips, Tricks And Hacks For Your Vehicle

Category: Alternator Problems and FIxes

  • Can a Car Alternator Charge a Deep Cycle Battery?

    Can a Car Alternator Charge a Deep Cycle Battery?

    Many car owners with alternators also own boats or RVs that use deep-cycle batteries. People often wonder if they can use the alternator on their car to charge these batteries as well. In this blog post, we’ll answer that question and provide some helpful tips on how to correctly charge a deep-cycle battery using an…

  • Does The Car Alternator Always Charge The Battery?

    Does The Car Alternator Always Charge The Battery?

    Alternators are designed to charge the car battery. But do they do it constantly? How does an alternator know when it has finished charging in order not to overcharge it? These are some of the common questions many car owners have. So I took time out of my afternoon to answer these questions for you.…

  • Why My Car Keeps Burning Out Alternators

    Why My Car Keeps Burning Out Alternators

    It’s a frustrating problem: your car keeps burning out alternators. You’ve probably taken it to a mechanic, and they’ve told you that they don’t know what’s wrong. Don’t worry – we’re here to help! In this blog post, we will discuss eight common reasons why your car might be burning out alternators. Keep reading for…

  • Can a Car Alternator Get Wet? Here Is What You Need To Know

    Can a Car Alternator Get Wet? Here Is What You Need To Know

    Many car owners debate if car alternators can get wet. This question poses a unique challenge since alternators generate electricity – and electricity does not mix well with water. So let us put an end to these heated debates once and for all! I went around the city and talked to a few mechanics. Here…

  • 10 Symptoms Of A Bad Car Alternator

    10 Symptoms Of A Bad Car Alternator

    All of us had problems with the car alternator at least once in our life. An alternator has a lifespan of 5-7 years or 80,000 miles. I cannot say for sure how long will your alternator lasts because it depends on various elements like, how much you drive your car, the temperature outside, do you…