The alternator of your vehicle is a mechanism that turns mechanical, belt driven energy, into usable electricity. The alternator motor of your Toyota runs various components that make every commute comfortable and reliable.
The Importance of a Healthy Alternator Motor
Your alternator must remain in working condition in order for your car battery to be charged while on the go. It is powered by the motion of the serpentine belt which turns the alternator's rotor. The mechanical energy of the belt turning the alternator rotor spins a pair of electromagnets creating a usable electrical current. This newfound electricity is used to charge your car battery as well as powering parts like the wipers, and powered-windows.
Signs of a Bad Alternator
Alternators can last up to seven years or between 80,000 to 150,000 miles before requiring replacement. Some of the sure signs your alternator needs to be changed will be:
Choose the Recommended Alternators by Toyota for Replacement
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