Alternator / Generator Brush Set
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CARQUEST by Intermotor Alternator / Generator Brush Set

Part No. X580 Warranty Details  

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CARQUEST by Intermotor is a complete engine management import line that includes ignition and electrical relays, switches and sensors with a concentration on high technology categories such as computerized engine controls, fuel injection, and emission controls with coverage for every part number with an import nameplate. Intermotor parts are unrivalled for quality, original fit, form, function, and coverage providing a genuine import part in every box. Intermotor is the import leader by design.

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  • We understand and expect the demand for quality, our starting and charging system products feature high grade materials for extended service life
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Thickness:3/16 in
Width:17/64 in

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  • Q:

    What is an alternator brush and what does it do?
    Asked on 4/1/2013 by neuderk

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      With reference to your inquiry on the BWD/Intermotor Alternator Brush Set - part# X580, alternators are devices that convert mechanical energy to electrical energy. They consist of a wire-coiled rotor that produces a magnetic field when a current runs through it. Automotive carbon brushes are used to supply the current to the wire coil in the alternator.

      Answered on 4/1/2013 by Vincent from AAP
  • Q:

    The brushes in my alternator are in an assembly with no external wiring. The computer says these will work for my year car. Will they really?
    Asked on 3/30/2012 by Anonymous

    1 answer



      In order to check the exact fit application, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

      Answered on 3/31/2012 by Steve from AAP
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