Replaces stock Valeo alternator with rectangular plug on the back. Romaine Electric is one of them. I do know many independant electric shops and auto parts chain stores sell cheaply rebuilt electrical parts like starters and alternators that are sold at very low prices. I'm sure that will need to be rebuilt as I have no faith in the sellers products. Voltage all over the place from 11. You would still have to give them a call, but if you have a second car, pull the alternator read the parts off to the gentleman and order your parts.
If your lights are dim while driving or your battery dies within minutes of starting your car, it's time for a new alternator. Tilting the alternator down to expose the rear of the unit reveals a rubber boot. You are therefore advised to purchase a new battery if there is any indication that the battery is defective or will otherwise not hold a charge. No need to change the Slip Rings. I finished rebuilding my alternator yesterday.
Provide details and share your research! Hi aioros, I noticed after stepping through the 22 pictures that your original brushes were fine; but you wouldn't have known that before you opened up the alternator. As you remove the pulley, take note that a small nub on the rear of the pulley keys with a notch on the alternator to prevent the pulley base from rotating. Use Nachi, it is a good brand. Sorry for hijacking this thread! Thanks to you all for the help in this thread! Yes it can fail but very very rarely. I also snapped part of the bolt removing the nut in the rear of the alternator. If you have those, far as I know, your are sh! When we get these two bits of Valeo-related data, we'll be further ahead, which is the whole point of the forum. Under the Magnuson - Moss Warranty Act, 15U.
I hope this helps anyone out there: I'm eventually going to tackle my Bosch This is great information as the advantage is not only cost, but I know that you know you have quality components based on the search in your related thread. Don't be scared of an alternator rebuild. It will have the procedure, special tools and torque specs. I've sent an e-mail to lima-shop. Because all of your electronic systems run off of this small piece, it's important that it is operational. Now, I do have some experience with things batteries, tires, etc. It may fit, best bet is to look at the part number on both and see if they match.
With over two decades of parts, service, and racing experience under our belt, we provide only quality performance and replacement parts. Advice on tools and procedure would be helpful. Again, don't buy used alternator. Curiously, they suggest not using analog multimeters in favor of digital multimeters. The battery ground mounting bracket had black arching marks, I filed them off, and removed the Cen-Tech harbor freight float charger wiring eyelet that was also using the mount point that the previous owner installed.
Altering pulley sizes can cause the ratio of the crank and pulley bearing to become out of sync, drawing too much power from the alternator or not enough. We only offer parts we know you can trust to perform! Note 1: A full system reset procedure is as follows : 1. Or is this a perfectly good condition for slip rings to be in? March 8, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Could be caused by a vacuum leak. Fix the battery cable, then do a Parasitic draw test. A few months before mine catastrophically failed, I heard a high-pitched whine every morning when I started the E39 up.
But experience is what you get just after you need it. Note: There is nothing new here all the pictures and diagrams and discussions were culled from other threads. October 22, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I am not 100% sure. With the nut and wave washer removed, the pulley should pull off the shaft by hand. I recommend the belts be replaced if they have been in service longer than 60K miles. Thanks to their quality, high durability, and reliability, you should expect a long service life from Bosch products. Reconnect the negative battery cable 2-11-2011 Originally Posted by Ã…gent99 when you car sleeps ~20 minutes after turning it off , you can check the current draw and it should be in the 20-30 mA range.
I would suggest you grab a repair manual, you should own one. In addition, even if I didn't lose the receipt, forget whom I purchased it from, move away, lose my maintenance records, or sell the vehicle. The manager and I both tested the voltage at the battery with the car running and it was at 13. It will have the procedure, special tools and torque specs. The noise seems to go away for a while.
Thanks to their exacting assembly process and high level of durability you can expect a long service life from all Bosch products. Torque the nut to 45 Nm or simply apply an air wrench for a few seconds to ensure the nut is sufficiently tightened. President Ronald Reagan My apologies if this was the wrong forum for my post, but before you think you have a bad alternator clean your grounds: I think that bad grounds were the cause of my battery charging and flickering headlight issue. We only offer parts we know you can trust to perform! I don't know why my default forum is bimmerforums rather than bimmerfest! On vehicles equipped with an idler pulley next to the alternator, the top bolt that fastens the alternator is shared with the idler pulley. Connecting the red wire to the mA input on the multimeter won't work and could damage the meter.