The alternator in your GM model is used to power certain components of your vehicle while also charging your battery while you drive. It is an essential piece to the functionality of your every commute.
OEM Alternators for GM Vehicles
So, how does a car alternator work? It is connected to the engine's serpentine belt which turns the alternator's rotor shaft via pulley system. A pair of magnets are spun around a coil which is what transfers the mechanical energy into electrical energy. This newly created power is then delivered to certain parts of your vehicle such as your car battery, windshield wipers, electric-powered windows, and the electronics on your dash.
When to tell if your Car Alternator is Bad
There are a few signs that will reveal a faulty car alternator. Over the miles and years, your alternator could become unworthy of your day-to-day performance. If you have a dying alternator in your car, some of the sure signs will be:
Pick Genuine GM Alternator Parts for a Reliable Replacement
We know that finding the right fitted auto parts can be daunting at times. That's why, when you shop replacement alternators through our online GM parts warehouse, you save up to 30% on select pieces and can find the right fit in under a few minutes. Plus, we ship auto parts nationwide! We'll have your delivery at the front door in no time at all. If you have questions, lets chat on our contact page.
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