Alternator constant replacement

2007 Vauxhall Astra 1.7 cosmo
Car: Vauxhall Astra
Year: 2007
Variant: 1.7 cosmo
Categories: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
Alternator replaced a year ago. Then again yesterday. Drove about 25 miles loss of power steering loads of warning lights and engine cutout. It starts and runs for about 3 miles then the same thing happens. Alternator is hot to touch..
Problem added: Mar 21, 2024 (3 weeks ago)
Check alternator charging rate . Load test battery to check condition in case alternator it is trying to make up for low condition . If alternator only 1 yr old it would normally be under warranty unless a cheap , replacement / recon unit . as opposed to OEM .
Answered Mar 21, 2024 (3 weeks ago)

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