The battery is fully charged now and holds 12. And they can fail in a way that a rebuilder won't catch. As scott mentioned, make sure the belt is not slipping so the alternator spins at the proper speed. I don't know why but I get that feeling. Do I have to remove the oil filter housing? I have an interstate and have no trouble it has a 95 ah rating. Be very careful to use star wrench to remove 3 different length of screws. When I was a young boy and I looked under the hood of the car I hoped I would be driving, and saw duct tape, my trust in that man became non existent.
If it's only putting out 10 volts with the car running and the drive belt is tight; idle 2500+ rpm you have an issue there. I think that the alternator should be over 14 Volts. All aluminum fasteners come in kits for each specific job, and should not be replaced with standard bolts. Swap the regulator and put it back together. When this happens, your alternator begins to work harder. January 24, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Gotcha, you have a turbocharged engine? I can't think of anything else that is in between the voltage regulator and accessories that would cause this behavior. If I let my car sit for a week it will be down form 12.
Runs down front of engine down under ac compressor. Mark direction of belt rotation before removing if reusing belt. Perhaps someone that does this task daily can remove the regulator by feel and inspect with a mirror, but you won't be able to. February 28, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Absolutely! Or is that a separate piece? If this is not the exact Alternator 180A Rebuilt you are looking for, or you would like this part in a brand other than Bosch, please and one of our customer service experts will help you locate the exact part you need. It takes 15 to 20 minutes at operating temp to have the alternator cut out.
My battery was drained the next day. At this age, it's much more common that the brushes are worn down and barely making contact. It should slide off easily, if it does not, lock is not fully disengaged. Today i got the same lights on with loss of power and stuck in 5th gear. I do not recommend the 'disconnect test' where you remove the terminals from the battery when the car is running.
Also I think you should seek another opinion those symtoms don't sound like a battery to me. I don't have the rectifier part number though. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. May 20, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: It should lift out. I'll be ordering the alternator tomorrow hopefully this is it. So I replaced the battery and had it coded at bmw the same day. Rebuilt alternators will include a new, or tested and approved, voltage regulator.
You can usually find the amperage rating on the alternator housing. Voltage regulator is usually available as separate unit, check realoem. Bad battery could have the alternator working overtime causing the regulator or alternator to burn out. Translation: dont assume you only have one problem here. That's a tougher one to call. Electric Fan assembly 2 screws, 1 is on top, 1 is on the bottom.
I am replacing the voltage regulator because I was seeing 15. Pelican Parts is not responsible for any typographical errors contained within the site. My car has been running fine for almost 9 months. Figure 14 Next you will have to unlock and disconnect the front boost recirculation hose. I have learned that a lot of what I read is wrong or not applicable to this year. May 17, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Possible the belt was not in the pulley grooves correctly, or the tensioner is faulty.
Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Be sure to work with a cool engine and disconnect the battery before beginning. Maybe because one day I happened to open the battery cover and noticed the battery just laying in there and not strapped down. I didn't think these symptoms were a battery either, and I'll take that advice. A previous mechanic played fast and loose with a lot of underhood fasteners. My car did exactly the same thing.