Alternator Problems

Alternator Owner Problems
Alternator List shows owner problems submitted to AutoInsider where Alternator was mentioned in the description of the problem.
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Car Owner Alternator Problems
Electrics and power steering

After 3 days in the garage, the problems are still present - the hand-brake light, on the dash, flashes, the ABS warning...

2010 Seat Ibiza 1200cc
Posted: Feb 20, 2020
Electrical issue, new battery and alternator installed

First thing that happened in the lead up to this was the stereo died (figured old crappy stereo) but then the central lo...

1998 Mitsubishi L200 4 life
Posted: Feb 14, 2020
Electric power steeering

the yellow steering wheel symbol on the dashboard comes on when driving

2009 Ford KA 1.3 petrol
Posted: Jan 3, 2020
Not starting

turned the key in the morning on friday dash lights came on but nothing at all from the engine ,went to give it a push s...

2010 Vauxhall Combo 1.3
Posted: Dec 7, 2019
No Indicator/Seatbelt/Door Open Warning Sound & No Radio/Computer Display

Hi, I switched on my car tonight as normal and the computer display screen switched on fine as it usually does, the ...

2010 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 ELITE
Posted: Nov 28, 2019
Whining noise when you accelerate

Hi just recently there has been a whining noise when I accelerate away from my home to go and drive anywhere and as I...

2005 Citroen Xsara Picasso 2.0 hdi
Posted: Nov 18, 2019
Starter seems to be spinning too fast

2 2 diesel lucida was running great but on tick over on my drive it just cut out and now won't start .at first thought i...

1993 Toyota Lucida Lucida estima
Posted: Oct 28, 2019

car running fine then abs light comes on soon after power steering goes then all electrics go the engine is still runni...

2006 Vauxhall Astra 1.3 cdti
Posted: Oct 27, 2019
Electrical issue various things

Start-stop, aircon and parking sensors all have stopped working at a similar time. Has come up with a message to say ser...

2014 Citroen DS3 1.6 e-hdi
Posted: Oct 3, 2019
No power

Been on holiday came back used car..went to start it after work no power..son in battery working untill I can g...

1955 Citroen C4 1.6 vtr
Posted: Sep 16, 2019

Rac have advised alternator not working , had in garage, who tested it at length and said ok, car drives ok but once sta...

2012 Vauxhall Meriva 16 TDI AUTO
Posted: Sep 2, 2019
Car sometimes doesn't start

This video shows the issue (ignore the pulsating lights, it's just my phone camera doing that)

2008 Peugeot 308
Posted: Aug 27, 2019
Battery light

hi,when starting theirs about a 20 second delay before battery light comes on and stays on brand new battery, any help...

2010 Ford Focus 16.tdci
Posted: Aug 17, 2019
Electrics,ECU,Warnings and lights

After change the head gasket,car started,but after few minutes later car automatically stopped,and then check light will...

2008 Skoda Superb
Posted: Jul 10, 2019
Doesn't start when battery not fully charged

my van won't start when the battery isn't fully charged, or drops to below 300 rpm. The local garage have tried everyt...

2004 Vauxhall Vivaro
Posted: May 27, 2019
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