Focus Fanatics - View Single Post - Alternator - to buy from Ford or Advance Auto?
View Single Post
Old 02-04-2013, 05:00 AM   #18
whynotthinkwhynot
Captain TMI
 
whynotthinkwhynot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Fan#: 18416
Location: the armpit of TN, Memphis, TN
What I Drive: 05 ZXW; 02 Windstar; 13 C-Max SEL

Posts: 19,806
FF Reputation: 267 whynotthinkwhynot Outstanding Standing Memberwhynotthinkwhynot Outstanding Standing Memberwhynotthinkwhynot Outstanding Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Windings shouldn't go bad. That would be incredibly rare. Brushes, bearings, regulators, and that should be about it. Now if we had permanent magnets like a one-wire alternator, then we'd have no problems with brushes. We'd be prone to GM problems though.

Thanks for the info on the VRs amc49, I'll have to go double checking mine, it would've been nice if you'd told us non-knowing peeps what colors to look for. Now I'll have to search for the part number.
__________________
Be eclectic.
---The Complete How-To Archive--

Moderating everything now, let me know if I can help.

Quote:
Originally Posted by the user formerly known as ZX3_Chick View Post
You're special aren't you.
whynotthinkwhynot is offline  
    Reply With Quote