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Q:how can i tell what amps my old alternator is bafore i get a replacement.
A:Instructions to Check Alternator Amp Output: 1. Check the amperes your alternator produces if it operates correctly. Look in your car's manual and go to the specification section: it's usually at the back. Turn to the page for your alternator details. It tells you the minimum and maximum amperes from the alternator. The minimum is when you are using items that consume small amounts of energy, such as your car stereo. The maximum is when you turn on major energy consuming items. Make a note of the two figures. 2. Wear protective gloves as you need to be in close contact to the car battery to check the ampere output from your alternator. Ensure you don't have loose clothing as you need to start your car's engine. 3. Open the car's hood and secure it. Turn on your car's engine and let it idle. Ensure you don't have energy consuming items turned on such as lights and air-conditioning as you need to check the minimum alternator ampere output. 4. Use a multimeter and set it to read amperes. Put the metal prong on the end of the black wire that extends from the multimeter onto the negative battery terminal. The negative battery terminal has a black cable attached to it and is labeled "Neg." Put the metal prong on the end of the red wire onto the positive terminal of the battery. The positive terminal has a red cable attached to it and is labeled "Pos." 5. Look at the display on the multimeter. It reads the minimum amperes you made a note of earlier. It doesn't matter if it's 10 percent higher or lower than the minimum specification. If the reading is more than 10 percent lower, get the alternator checked by a professional. If it's more than 10 percent higher, check to make sure no electrical equipment is turned on and if it isn't, get it checked by a professional. 6. Turn on energy consuming equipment in your car: air-conditioning, wipers and lights are good. The more you turn on the more amperes are needed to power them so your alternator adjusts the output, if it's operating correctly. 7. Measure the alternator amperes output using your multimeter as before. The reading is near the maximum amperes you made a note of earlier. If the reading is more than 15 percent below the maximum, check you've turned on as many item as possible. If you have, then you need to get the alternator checked. If you haven't, turn on more equipment and check the reading again. If there's little or no change then get your alternator checked. 8. Turn off the car's engine. Close the car's hood. Tools You will Need: Protective gloves, Multimeter.
Q:Is this a 117 amp or 136 amp alternator?
A:The Denso Remanufactured Alternator (Part No. 210-0478) is a 136 Amp alternator. For any further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.