Alternators Produce More Amps Than Ever
Power output isn’t the only thing that has changed over the years.
VIDEO: Belt Tension In Hybrids
Even though the technology has advanced, belt tension is still important.
VIDEO: Recommend The Correct Alternator Pulley
Whenever you recommend a new or remanufactured alternator, check to see if the vehicle was originally equipped with an OAD.
Prestolite Electric Announces New Alternator Line
The new production line is being added to meet increasing demand from several North American customers, primarily for military and marine applications.
VIDEO: Overrunning Alternator Decoupler Pulleys
Millions of newer vehicles now require alternators that are equipped with OAD pulleys.
WATCH: When Alternators Come Back
When it comes to starter and alternator returns, failures are a fact of life. In these situations you almost have to be like a good prosecuting attorney, building your case by asking some probing questions to find out what really happened. This video is sponsored by MAHLE.
DENSO Products and Services Americas Launches PowerEdge Heavy-Duty Pad-Mount Alternator
The 12-volt, 170-amp 24PE alternator meets and exceeds the electrical and performance requirements of today’s heavy-duty trucks and the companies and operators whose business depends on keeping their vehicles in service, according to DENSO.
Motorcar Parts of America Announces Management Moves
Rick Mochulsky, senior vice president of sales, will assume the additional responsibility of managing the marketing team across all product lines.
WATCH: What Do You Know About OAD Pulleys?
You can think of the OAD pulley as a tuning device for the engine’s drive-belt system.
WATCH: Counter Pros Should Ask this Question When Selling a New Alternator
When a shop asks for a new alternator, be sure to ask them, “Does it have a decoupler pulley?”