Alternator - Remanufactured - 140 Amps
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CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 140 Amps

Part No. 8172-7A Warranty Details  

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This alternator has been computer load tested and mechanically and visually inspected. Designed, manufactured and assembled to promote improved long-term reliability.
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Alternator Case Type:Cast
Alternator Finish:Same as OEM
Amperage Rating:140 A
External Fan Included:Yes
Fan Type:External
Lester Number:8172-7
O.E.M. Replacement:Delco/Delphi
Plug Type:PC_310
Pulley Diameter:62 mm
Pulley Grooves:6
Pulley Included:Yes
Pulley Type:6 Groove Serpentine
Regulator Included:Yes
Regulator Plug Clocking:7:30
Regulator Type:Internal
Voltage:12 v

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CARQUESTAlternator - Remanufactured - 140 Amps
 
4.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (4)
  • Replacement (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (4), Mechanic (3)

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(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Loud, poor quality

By 

from Dearborn, MI

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

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Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Replacement
      • Restoration

      Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 140 Amps:

      The first alternator I picked up was not only squealing, but it had a nasty rattle coming from the inside like something was loose. It is advertised as 14.5v but this alternator only put out 13.8 (read at alternator). I returned it to my local store and got another. The new alternator is a little quieter, but still has a nasty squeak. This alternator puts out 14.3v at alternator, not the 14.5 advertised. I would prefer to be over the 14.5v mark but I guess this is as good as I will get from one of these alternators. And no, the squeak is not a belt or my pulley system - it never made a peep until I put this alternator on. Bottom line is stick to a delco - avoid this alternator, it is poorly assembled with low quality parts and not tested for quality before it goes on the shelf. It is cheap reman'd junk. The plus is that it has a lifetime warranty. Good thing too, because I can see frequent alt. swaps in the coming years due to failure.

      (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Fits and works

      By 

      from Illinois

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      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 140 Amps:

        This alternator was an exact replacement of the OEM one. Installation was easy on my LT1. Works so far after a few weeks and has a lifetime warranty. I ordered online and picked up in store.
        Good experience.

        (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great Alternator converson from a 10SI

        By 

        from Dalton, GA

        About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

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        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 140 Amps:

          Works great for older low rpm engines.

          (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          works great

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          from biloxi ms

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          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving

            Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 140 Amps:

            I use this vehicle as a daily driver, this part work fine.

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            good product

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            from Rockford, Mi.

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            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

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              • Everyday Driving

              Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 140 Amps:

              SO FAR THIS ALTERNATOR SEEMS TO BE PERFORMING WELL. TIME WILL TELL.

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