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Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps

Part No. 8231-5AV Warranty Details  

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Designed for durability from the inside out, Driveworks Alternators are built with enhanced components engineered to meet or exceed OE performance. Driveworks Alternators undergo rigorous Triple Testing procedures; including Initial Sample Approval (ISA) testing of components, assembly process and final testing, ensuring long life and consistent performance. Remanufactured by one of the top ISO/TS 16949 certified alternator manufacturers, Driveworks Alternators enjoy the most innovative and comprehensive technologies available for today's high performance electrical systems. We have the right Alternator to fit your vehicle and a one year warranty you can count on.

Product Features:
  • Remanufactured through rigorous Triple Testing processes.
  • All components undergo the highest quality inspections following TS 16949 certified standards.
  • Advanced re-engineering, precision remanufacturing processes guarantee quality and performance to meet or exceed OE standards.
  • Free Tech Line staffed by ASE Certified Technicians to answer fitment, technical and other questions.
  • One year warranty gives you peace of mind
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Amperage Rating:105 A
External Fan Included:Yes
Fan Type:Internal
Lester Number:8231-5
O.E.M. Replacement:Delco/Delphi
One Wire Capable:No
Pulley Grooves:6
Pulley Included:Yes
Pulley Type:6 Groove Serpentine
Regulator Included:Yes
Regulator Plug Clocking:5:00
Regulator Type:Internal
Voltage:12 v

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DriveworksAlternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps
 
3.9

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (10)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

  • No improvement in performance (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (9)
  • Replacement (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (5), Casual driver (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect match and fit

I deal a lot with this company and enjoy the Speed Perks tremendously, I usually find what I need or you have it next day. If I were to rate you for customer satisfaction...Read complete review

I deal a lot with this company and enjoy the Speed Perks tremendously, I usually find what I need or you have it next day. If I were to rate you for customer satisfaction the only area deserving a low score is your web sit for ease of purchase. Finding some parts is a little difficult for in all my years of mechanic, if I call for a turn signal flasher for my truck, I can not find it on the web site but see it in the store, why is that????
I think this causes some customers to call or find the part elsewhere. And I needed a oil pressure switch and it showed the adapter extension I also needed, but when I put the switch to the cart could not find the adapter extension or fitting oil pressure again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

4.3L Blazer, did not work well

I would not recommend this alternate for a Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L or S-10 4.3L. I went through 3 of these alternators before changing to a different alternator all together.

The first...Read complete review

I would not recommend this alternate for a Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L or S-10 4.3L. I went through 3 of these alternators before changing to a different alternator all together.

The first alternator I hooked up to the truck and it worked until we turned the truck off and back on. I ended up taking it back to Advance who put it on their alternator tester and found that it failed after 2 tests.

The second and third alternators would do the same in the truck, as would work until we turned the truck off and back on. Could not get it to fail on the in store tester. I don't think it runs long enough on their tester to really get a good measurement.

I wouldn't discourage someone with a different vehicle from trying it though. May have just been a bad batch in my area.

Reviewed by 17 customers

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5.0

Perfect match and fit

By 

from 1284 us highway 42, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • We like deals when we do our own work

Cons

  • Your web between finding and purchase needs help

Best Uses

    Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps:

    I deal a lot with this company and enjoy the Speed Perks tremendously, I usually find what I need or you have it next day. If I were to rate you for customer satisfaction the only area deserving a low score is your web sit for ease of purchase. Finding some parts is a little difficult for in all my years of mechanic, if I call for a turn signal flasher for my truck, I can not find it on the web site but see it in the store, why is that????
    I think this causes some customers to call or find the part elsewhere. And I needed a oil pressure switch and it showed the adapter extension I also needed, but when I put the switch to the cart could not find the adapter extension or fitting oil pressure again.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    I hope I don't have to buy this again.

    By 

    from Marblehead ,ohio

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • The Alternator fit like it should and worked.

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps:

        The only thing more I could have asked for is to have them install the part and give it to me for free! In other words, I bought it, installed it, it worked.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        1.0

        You get what you pay for

        By 

        from Urbanna Va

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps:

        I replaced the original alternator on my blazer on Sunday because the bearings were starting to whine a little and the wife was planning on going away the following weekend . She had a Dr's appointment on Tuesday and the battery light came on. She made it home but, the battery was weak enough that the car wouldn't start back up. It lasted about 2 hours.
        Good news was Advance gave me the Carquest reman with lifetime warranty to replace it with.
        So far so good with this one.

         
        4.0

        I would buy this product again

        By 

        from London,Ky.

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps:

        Works great so far,was easy to change.Good product!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        1.0

        4.3L Blazer, did not work well

        By 

        from Portsmouth, VA

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

        Pros

        • Easy To Install

        Cons

        • No Improvement In Performance

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps:

        I would not recommend this alternate for a Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L or S-10 4.3L. I went through 3 of these alternators before changing to a different alternator all together.

        The first alternator I hooked up to the truck and it worked until we turned the truck off and back on. I ended up taking it back to Advance who put it on their alternator tester and found that it failed after 2 tests.

        The second and third alternators would do the same in the truck, as would work until we turned the truck off and back on. Could not get it to fail on the in store tester. I don't think it runs long enough on their tester to really get a good measurement.

        I wouldn't discourage someone with a different vehicle from trying it though. May have just been a bad batch in my area.

        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        did the job

        By 

        from taunton ma

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Replacement

          Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps:

          For the price, it does the job. Easy install was as advertised.

          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          It works

          By 

          from Shelby NC

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Competitive Driver

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          Verified Buyer
          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install

          Cons

          • Heavy

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps:

          i

          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          On a 14 year old car, why spend more?

          By 

          from Orlando, FL

          About Me Casual Driver

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Price
          • Quiet

          Cons

          • Will It Last

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps:

          With a 14-year old car that you just want to keep running, why spend any more on OEM product. The unit slid right in as a replacement with everything lining up perfectly. Performed flawlessly right from the start.

          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Does what it should

          By 

          from DeLand, FL

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer
          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving

            Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps:

            Well packaged, easy to install and works like it is suppposed to. That's the most you can expect from any product.

            (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again

            By 

            from San Antonio

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            Verified Buyer
            Helpful Reviewer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Replacement

              Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 100 Amps:

              Good replacement product

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              2 Questions | 2 Answers
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              • Q:

                What amp rating is this alternator
                Asked on 8/22/2010 by Brian from Jackson

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Should be oem specs. What kind of vehicle do you have?

                  Answered on 8/23/2010 by MICHAEL from AAP
              • Q:

                Is this the correct replacement for a 2002 F150 XF4 5.4 liter Ford pick up?
                Asked on 7/7/2010 by Anonymous from Runnemede

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  No.

                  Answered on 7/7/2010 by Mike from AAP
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