What is an Alternator and Why You Should Care
In the 1950s automobiles were demanding more electrical power, but the generator charging systems weren’t able to keep up. Because there was nothing more automakers could do to the generator to make it work harder, the alternator was born. By the mid-60s, alternators were the charging system of choice. These new systems were lighter and seemed to have no end to their performance capabilities. Even today, modern automobiles still use alternators.
Why everyone should care about their alternator:
If your alternator isn’t charging properly, your car is not going to get the amperage it needs.
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