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Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps

Part No. 8206-5 Warranty  

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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
Fan Included:Yes
Fan Type:Internal Fan
Fan:Yes
Internal Regulator:Yes
Lester Number:8180
One Wire Capable:No
Pulley Grooves:6
Pulley Included:Yes
Pulley Type:Conventional
Pulley:Yes
Regulator Included:Yes
Regulator Plug Clocking:5:00
Regulator Type:Internal Regulator
Regulator:Yes
Voltage:12

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DriveworksAlternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps
 
4.3

(based on 29 reviews)

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    (8)

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82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (26)
  • Durable (10)
  • Improves engine efficiency (6)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday driving (19)
    • Replacement (19)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Casual driver (4), Truck enthusiast (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual driver (14), Mechanic (6), Auto enthusiast (4), Truck enthusiast (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    looks great, and works so far

    i bought this earlier today for my 1997 silverado k1500 with the 5.7l that has 190k on the clock.looked alot better than i thought it would for the price, voltage is steady, my lights...Read complete review

    i bought this earlier today for my 1997 silverado k1500 with the 5.7l that has 190k on the clock.looked alot better than i thought it would for the price, voltage is steady, my lights arent pulsating anymore and it isnt whining i thought this was going to be a piece of junk to be honest...alsoafter discounts online i only paid [$] for this an idler pulley and a belt and 2 bottles of brake cleaner...you really cant beat that anywhere that would easily cost 180 bucks at [@] or somewhere else

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    2 Noisy in a Row

    I only replaced my original alternator because it made noise - could hear it over my radio on the freeway. The first one is much quieter, but still loud enough that I shut my...Read complete review

    I only replaced my original alternator because it made noise - could hear it over my radio on the freeway. The first one is much quieter, but still loud enough that I shut my truck off at a drive up window. I take it in to exchange it for a good one, 1 week later. The empoyee informs me that Advance's policy is that they will not exchange parts only for noise. I had the alternator in hand and turned it to make the nails on a chalkboard sound for the employee. He held firm that Advance considered it "good". After much discussion, and many comments under his breath, I ended up getting it exchanged. The new one chirps like a bird but still quieter than the original, or my first reman. The employee was clear that its the best I can expect.
    "If you buy an alternator, starter or any other part from Advance that makes noise but still does its primary function, don't bring it in because we won't exchange it. Its Advance policy." -Was the employee's exact comment.

    Reviewed by 29 customers

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    5.0

    works good

    By bob

    from pensacola florida

    About Me Casual Driver

    Ask me a question

    Verified Buyer
    Level 1

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps:

        the only problem is in designing this i dont know why an alternator needs a clutch that fails before the alternator stops working

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        (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        operates and looks like new

        By # 1

        from W. N. Y.

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Competitive Driver, Have Fun Do It All, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install
        • Great Alternator
        • Improves Engine Efficiency

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Performance Driving
          • Racing
          • Replacement

          Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps:

          installed the alternator and got my ride back on the road, use the truck for everything, work, shopping, drag racing, have hauled over a ton many times in this 1/2 ton short box

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          (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Easy install, works great.

          By Spiff45

          from Troy IL

          About Me Mechanic

          Verified Buyer
          Level 3

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Improves Engine Efficiency

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving

            Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps:

            Installed this on my 1998 Chevrolet 1500 5.7, the replacment was easy, had no problems. I have had installed for about 2 weeks and works like a champ.

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            (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            2 Noisy in a Row

            By Happy Commuter

            from Minneapolis, MN

            About Me Mechanic

            Level 2

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

            • Noisy

            Best Uses

              Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps:

              I only replaced my original alternator because it made noise - could hear it over my radio on the freeway. The first one is much quieter, but still loud enough that I shut my truck off at a drive up window. I take it in to exchange it for a good one, 1 week later. The empoyee informs me that Advance's policy is that they will not exchange parts only for noise. I had the alternator in hand and turned it to make the nails on a chalkboard sound for the employee. He held firm that Advance considered it "good". After much discussion, and many comments under his breath, I ended up getting it exchanged. The new one chirps like a bird but still quieter than the original, or my first reman. The employee was clear that its the best I can expect.
              "If you buy an alternator, starter or any other part from Advance that makes noise but still does its primary function, don't bring it in because we won't exchange it. Its Advance policy." -Was the employee's exact comment.

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              (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Refurb, works just like new

              By Robert

              from Bradford, Maine

              Verified Buyer
              Helpful Reviewer

              Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps:

              Truck alternator works has described

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              (5 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              It whines - annoying

              By VTHunter

              from New England

              About Me Casual Driver

              Verified Buyer
              Level 2

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Perfect Fit

              Cons

              • Noisy

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Replacement

              Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps:

              It functions fine. However, two weeks after installation, it whines so badly that it can be heard from inside the truck.

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              (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Drive Works Alternator

              By Tim

              from Denham Springs, La.

              About Me Casual Driver

              Verified Buyer
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              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving

                Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps:

                Alternator was easy to install and was an exact fit. Price was good, especially with online discount and ability to pick it up at the store in less than an hour. Have had no problems with it since I installed it.

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                (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Perfect Match

                By Joe

                from San Antonio, TX

                About Me Casual Driver

                Verified Buyer
                Helpful Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving

                  Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps:

                  Working great, took about about hour to remove and replace. Went ahead and changed the drive belt since it had to be removed. Exact electronic connection.

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                  (9 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Does the job and installs easy perfect

                  By Bob the busy guy

                  from cicero ny

                  About Me Casual Driver

                  Ask me a question

                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 2

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Install
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Driving
                    • Replacement

                    Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps:

                    Price is perfect,installs very easy and does what it is supposed to do.

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                    (10 of 20 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    alternator remanufactured

                    By chefrobert

                    from matamoras pa.

                    About Me Truck Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 2

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Install
                    • Improves Engine Efficiency

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday Driving
                      • Replacement
                      • Restoration

                      Comments about Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps:

                      it was the same alternator that was in the car I installed it and it worked perfectly .was easy to order on the website and picked it up in the store.

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                      • Q:

                        installed new alternator,no charge.had alternator and battery tested,battery bad replace.still no charge checked body ground checked fuseable link,charge battery start run all good battery goes dead have to recharge what else can i look for.thank you in advance 1996 chevy astro
                        Asked on 1/28/2014 by joe from evansville indiana

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Hi Joe, glad to assist you! Before going to procedure, lightly rap on all relays with a screwdriver handle, a sticking relay can cause all kinds of problems. Here is the test procedure for determining battery or alternator problem after requiring a jump start. This requires a voltmeter. Check battery voltage on non-start vehicle. Will probably be under 12V. Verify good clean connections, look for cracked corroded or loose terminals. Jump start, always have the jumper vehicle running when performing a jump start. With jumper cables removed, engine running, check voltage at battery. It should be 12.8V to 13.7V. If below 12.8V the alternator or voltage regulator are suspect. If in the range, the battery is either dead, low on water or in need of a full charge. If over 14.7V the voltage regulator is not functioning properly. Failing those problems, with the vehicle shut off & the doors closed, disconnect the battery ground cable, put a 12V test light between the battery negative & a known good ground. If it lights, something, like an interior or glove box lamp, is staying on. Remove fuses 1 at a time to find the problem circuit. However, I would suggest you to get assistance from a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not solve or be the problem.

                          Answered on 1/29/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                      • Q:

                        have a 1997 suburban wont crank, lights come on but nothing else, engine wont turn over at all, voltage gage is reading around 10, could this be the alternator or any other problems I should be looking for? thanks
                        Asked on 6/5/2013 by Champ from Alabama

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          With reference to your inquiry on the Driveworks Alternator - Remanufactured - 105 Amps - part# 8206-5, the alternator may be the possible cause of the problem on your 1997 Suburban. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. For any further assistance, you may also call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                          Answered on 6/5/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                      • Q:

                        is this alternator all right to us if you have power seats and windows? thanks
                        Asked on 12/7/2010 by don from montpelier vt

                        2 answers

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                          A:

                          For further assistance, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle.

                          Answered on 12/8/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                        • A:

                          yes it has the same voltage as the origial

                          Answered on 5/3/2013 by daddy from ft.lauderdale florida
                      • Q:

                        How Many amps
                        Asked on 8/26/2010 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          To further assist you could you provide the vehicle's year, make, model, and engine size.

                          Answered on 8/26/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                      • Q:

                        replace alter and battery and still not charging had battery and alter check and battery and alter is good but replace back on astro van and it's still not charging the battery getting 12.5 volt not 13.5 volt any thing else i can check
                        Asked on 5/10/2010 by mack from lafayette, la

                        2 answers

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Have you had the tensioner pulley looked at and make sure the belts are turning the altinator, also I would recommend taking it in to a reputable mechanics shop.

                          Answered on 5/17/2010 by Rose from AAP
                        • A:

                          Check the fusible link at the starter.

                          Answered on 1/30/2013 by Van from NY
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