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CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps

Part No. 8260A Warranty Details  
$189.99
Core Charge: $27.00
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Alternator Case Type:Cast
Alternator Finish:Same as OEM
Amperage Rating:110 A
External Fan Included:Yes
Fan Type:Internal
Lester Number:8260
O.E.M. Replacement:Ford
Pulley Grooves:6
Pulley Included:Yes
Pulley Type:6 Groove Serpentine
Regulator Included:Yes
Regulator Type:Internal
Voltage:12 v

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CARQUESTAlternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps
 
3.2

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

62%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Difficult to install (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (3), Casual driver (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Direct replacement alternator

The product itself is easy to install....once you have the old one out! Replacing the altenator on a 2003 Ford Focus is a little more difficult than most. Get yourself a...Read complete review

The product itself is easy to install....once you have the old one out! Replacing the altenator on a 2003 Ford Focus is a little more difficult than most. Get yourself a good service book if you are not a everyday mechanic. So far the new alternator is working great and was a direct fit replacement out of the box.

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Extremely tight tolerances

Replacing the alternator on my Ford Focus ZX3 was a royal pain. After viewing an excellent youtube video on the procedure, I got it done, but not without pain and anguish. I don't...Read complete review

Replacing the alternator on my Ford Focus ZX3 was a royal pain. After viewing an excellent youtube video on the procedure, I got it done, but not without pain and anguish. I don't know if it was because its rebuilt, but this alternator simply would not line up with the existing holes. I ended up pulling it out and using a metal file on the alternator to take some of it off so I could get it lined up with the bolt holes. It was almost as if there was too much anodizing done at the rebuild factory, thus throwing off the tolerances. I would likely try a brand new one in the future because of these issues. So far it tests out O.K. with my meter, but time will tell.

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5.0

Nice Motorcraft alternatir

By 

from Lake Zurich, IL

Verified Buyer

Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps:

Again to warn folks that the install on all 2000 to 2004 Focuses require you to pull the engine all the way forward loosening the engine mount. There is no space to drop it down because of the transmission bell housing. Even still you will be wrestling it out of the top of the engine. Goodness Ford.

 
5.0

work good

By 

from Manaw

About Me Casual Driver

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving

      Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps:

      fit good and works good.

       
      4.0

      good fit

      By 

      from Malvern, Pa

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps:

      Very hard installation because of location on car but this was an exact fit

       
      4.0

      Good product good price

      By 

      from SB ,IN

      About Me Auto Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

      • Tough To Install

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving

      Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps:

      Well rebuilt product

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Wish bench testing result were included

      By 

      from Ft. Smith, AR

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps:

      Book states two hour job to change out in a Ford Focus. To much time invested if a faulty unit is installed. That's why I didn't buy the cheaper one. However, I wished I had had this one bench tested in the store just as a peace of mind. I recommend the rebuilder ship a receipt of the actual bench testing results for each individual unit as quality assurance to the customer.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      fits great

      By 

      from Manchester, NH

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      3 or more reviews submitted

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        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving

          Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps:

          Just like original.

           
          4.0

          Buy This Over the Driveworks Reman

          By 

          from Houston, TX

          Pros

          • Perfect Fit
          • Works

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps:

              I bought this one after the Driveworks reman was defective. Should have bought this one in the first place.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Direct replacement alternator

              By 

              from St. Charles, MO.

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install

              Cons

              • Difficult To Install

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Replacement

              Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps:

              The product itself is easy to install....once you have the old one out! Replacing the altenator on a 2003 Ford Focus is a little more difficult than most. Get yourself a good service book if you are not a everyday mechanic. So far the new alternator is working great and was a direct fit replacement out of the box.

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              • Casual Driver
               
              3.0

              Extremely tight tolerances

              By 

              from MN

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              3 or more reviews submitted

              Pros

              • So Far It Works

              Cons

              • Difficult To Install

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Replacement

              Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps:

              Replacing the alternator on my Ford Focus ZX3 was a royal pain. After viewing an excellent youtube video on the procedure, I got it done, but not without pain and anguish. I don't know if it was because its rebuilt, but this alternator simply would not line up with the existing holes. I ended up pulling it out and using a metal file on the alternator to take some of it off so I could get it lined up with the bolt holes. It was almost as if there was too much anodizing done at the rebuild factory, thus throwing off the tolerances. I would likely try a brand new one in the future because of these issues. So far it tests out O.K. with my meter, but time will tell.

               
              2.0

              Lasted 6 months

              By 

              from Kings Mills, Ohio

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              3 or more reviews submitted

              Pros

                Cons

                • Difficult To Install

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving

                Comments about CARQUEST Alternator - Remanufactured - 110 Amps:

                The Focus eats alternators because of the design of putting them between the engine and firewall. They sit back there and COOK. With that in mind I thought this unit should have lasted more than 6 months. I only use this car for work 20 miles away. That along with the fact that I was gone for 4 weeks on vacation this year means the thing only lasted about 5 months x 6 days per week (little weekend driving) x 40 miles per day = 5000 miles!!!!!

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                • Q:

                  what does limited lifetime actualy mean i bought this product on 12/2009 and it has failed
                  Asked on 5/31/2011 by judd from thompsontown,pa

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    This warranty is valid for the stated period of time printed on your Invoice and Order Confirmation email provided you were the original purchaser of the part and you still own the vehicle on which it was installed. This warranty cannot be transferred to anyone at any time. Parts installed on commercial use vehicles are warranted for 90 days from the date of purchase.

                    Answered on 6/3/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                • Q:

                  Where is the Worldwide P8260 alternator manufactured or refubirshed?
                  Asked on 8/14/2010 by Victor from Miami FL

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    All Worldwide alternators are manufactured in China.

                    Answered on 8/15/2010 by MARIE from AAP
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