Top 6 Signs Of Alternator Problems

Alternator Warning Signs

In order to get you from A to B your alternator plays a pivotal role. The alternator recycles any power that your battery exerts whilst driving. As vehicles become more electronically complex the power required to run these systems properly increases. Without a fully-functioning alternator your battery will last only a limited amount of time. We’ve put together this guide to help you spot the warning signs of a faulty alternator before it is too late.

 

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How To Detect a Faulty Mass Airflow Sensor

The mass airflow meter is an air flow sensor, also known as a MAF sensor and is an integral component of a vehicle’s electric engine management system. It can be found in the plastic housing between the engine and air filter. The role of an air flow sensor is to measure the volume and density of air entering the engine. If your air flow sensor is defective it can lead to a variety of engine related problems which restricts engine performance.

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Power Steering Problems: How to Diagnose a Fault

Are you breaking into a sweat trying to turn your wheel or has it completely locked up? If so you may have a fault with your power steering system. We’ve put this guide together to help diagnose some of the more common power steering problems which you can check for yourself on the driveway or with the assistance of a professional in a garage or workshop.

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Common MOT Test Failures

The annual MOT test strikes as much fear into motorists as a check up with dentist. DVSA figures reveal that 40% of cars fail the first MOT attempt so maybe this fear is understandable. We’re here to ease your worries and get you sailing through your MOT as we highlight some of the most popular fails and how you can overcome these ahead of your test. After all, of the 40% of first time fails almost half of the faults leading to failure could be avoided. As the old saying goes “fail to prepare, prepare to fail”.

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