Alternator Problems & Common Fault Symptoms

The Alternator is part of the car Electrics system. We have 4 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 977 owner problems that mention it.

4 Symptoms of Alternator Problems
The Latest Owner Problems

We have 977 owner submitted problems mentioning the Alternator - see more problems .

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Electric windows

Hi I have a Skoda 4x4 Scoat a few months a go I went to get in my car in the morning and all the windows were down , so ...

2013 Skoda Octavia 2 diesel
Posted: Jan 18, 2021
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Getting battery charging light alert. Garage says charging is fine but for £400 a new alternator would solve it

The light won’t go off, but garage says it’s charging ok ...

2013 Renault Clio 1.2litre
Posted: Jan 18, 2021
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Alternator is charging but red light stays on

alternator is charging but red light stays on

2015 Mitsubishi L200 triton
Posted: Jan 18, 2021
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Dash lights flickering

Dash lights flicker and dealer diagnostic can’t find anything wrong!! Could it be the alternator? Spanner, exclamatio...

2020 Vauxhall Corsa SE
Posted: Jan 14, 2021
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Engine wont start but lights, central locking and radio are working

No warning lights come on , the engine wont start at all , but the central locking works and so does the lights and radi...

2013 Peugeot 107 1l
Posted: Jan 11, 2021
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The headlamps have stopped working,

Although the side, rear and fog lamps still work, and the main bean can be 'flashed' Could this be a problem with a fuse...

2013 Volkswagen Polo 1.2
Posted: Jan 11, 2021
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Engine information wire

It's putting out 12 v not putting out 14v

2016 Peugeot Partner 1. 6
Posted: Jan 8, 2021
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New battery & starter motor, still not charging

had a new battery & starter motor fitted,ran ok for around a week,then cut out on way home,everything lit up like a chri...

2011 Vauxhall Astra elite cdti 157 auto
Posted: Jan 6, 2021
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Delayed starting and battery drainage

It takes long to start and in the process it drains up the battery.

2003 Nissan Teana 1.8TDI
Posted: Jan 5, 2021
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