• Alternators are located towards the front of your engine and are powered by the engine’s serpentine belt
• The alternator functions as a generator with your
vehicle’s engine and sends power to the electrical
system while the vehicle is running. The alternator also
charges your vehicle battery as it runs, ensuring that it is ready whenever you need it.
°Alternators use the power from the crankshaft and serpentine belt to move magnets over a special surface of wires and cables called the conductor.
• its main responsibility is to convert chemical energy to electrical energy so that you can charge and replenish the battery in your engine and other electrical
components in a vehicle