Alternator Fault Symptoms & Problems

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

We also have 1024 owner problems that mention it.

4 Symptoms of Alternator Problems
We have 1024 owner submitted problems mentioning the Alternator

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Front passenger door not locking/unlocking

Front and rear doors lock stuck in locked position, I renewed both locking mech and back door is now fine but front door...

2006 Volkswagen Golf 2.0 tdi Sport
Posted: Jul 23, 2021
'battery charge or electrical supply faulty'

I drive for approx half a mile, battery warning light comes on and ‘battery charge or electrical supply fault’ flash...

2010 Peugeot 207 1.4
Posted: Jul 21, 2021
Side windows won't open

Electric windows won't open

2007 Hyundai Getz 1.1 gds
Posted: Jul 17, 2021
Battery service light on dash

Changed alternator and charged battery and battery light and service charge system

2012 Vauxhall Insignia 2. O cdti
Posted: Jul 14, 2021
2005 E51 Elgrand with battery drain.

Checked battery & charging - both okay but 75 milliamp drain present - appears to be made up of more than one item so, c...

2005 Nissan Elgrand E51
Posted: Jul 5, 2021
Power steeriing fails when driving

power steering locks up when driving . got to stop car and switch engine to get power steering to work again

2010 Seat Ibiza 1.2 s
Posted: Jun 30, 2021
Won’t start

Car won’t start but starts on jump start runs great for 3 hours leave for hour then won’t start I just get a click, ...

2009 Vauxhall Antara 2.0cdti
Posted: Jun 6, 2021
Engine cutting out, idling rough, cruise control inactive, stop start inactive

A broad list of problems to try to pin down, but they do seem to all happen around the same time. This problem intermitt...

2013 Citroen DS3 D-sport E-HDI 1.6
Posted: May 27, 2021
Alternator removal

Bottom rear right bolt? Other posts say there is an allen bolt to undo but i cant find it.

2009 Peugeot 407 2.0 HDI
Posted: May 4, 2021
Electrical issue

Hi I have had water leak issue that I know about but one day it caught me out a couple of day later on way back home a...

2005 Mitsubishi Shogun 2,5 td
Posted: May 1, 2021
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