The alternator is a small generator that helps maintain the battery’s health. It provides power to your vehicle while the vehicle is running and recharges your battery when the engine is off. The alternator powers your car’s electrical components, including the headlights, air conditioning, and more.
Why is there a warning light that looks like a car battery on your dashboard? The purpose of the light is to let you know your battery is not charging properly. Your battery stores enough energy to start your car and get you going- not much more. You won’t get very far on battery power alone. To […]