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Auto electrical (auto elektrika); the truth about the alternator

Asides the battery, another important (autoelektrika) auto electric part in any car is the alternator. Many people do not know how the alternator operates. It does a similar work to the battery, it’s just that it’s not related to starting up the car engine. It generates electricity, which helps to preserve the battery charge, and also helps in operating other electrical part in the vehicle. The alternator is a belt driven component of the car, the belt is driven by the car engine and it in turns creates an AC (alternating current) that is changed to direct current of 12volts. This change is made possible through the Diode Bridge or rectifiers. May people think that the alternator continuously produces current, but this is not true? The alternator only supplies the demand for electricity by the car at any point in time, so it sequences by going on and off.


By simply checking all your circuits yourself or through the help of your auto electricians can save you the cost of always changing Auto electrical (auto elektrika)parts in your vehicle and even the troubleshooting time. It is highly recommended by professionals that anytime there is a major repair done in your car, the Auto electrical (auto elektrika)parts should be checked and if it is a new car, after every two years, the entire electrical system should be check and appropriately maintained. When purchasing electrical parts for your car, be sure to go with an auto electrician or let his or her buy it for you. Wires and electrical spares that cars use have very low shelf life, it is advisable one goes for total replacement rather than repair some very cheap electrical part of the car. The fact that you know a lot about your car does not make you a god substitute for your auto electrician.