What does the alternator do on a car?
An alternator is a generator of electric power in a car and is a major component of the vehicle's charging system. When an engine is running, the alternator charges the battery and supplies additional electric power for the vehicle electrical systems.
What are the symptoms of a bad alternator?
- Dim or flickering lights.
- Battery Light Stays on.
- Odd noises.
- Electrical issues.
- Engine stalling.
- Power steering Stops Working.
- Dead battery.
Engine alternator is a crucial components to keep the car running smoothly.It contributes to efficient driving by helping maintain the right power supply for each and every component to perform well. Bad or faulty alternator makes it harder for the engine to perform its role as there are several sensors and componets in the car which require 12v all the time to perform properly.