Re: Altinator problem 1996 Mercury sable
I'd say 'replacement' right away if I had an alternator doing that to me. A reman/reconditioned unit is just as good as new and sometimes better than OE.
'00 Durango R/T 360ci 290hp (modded); 138,500m
'06 Pontiac G6 GT 3.5L 220hp; 44,000m
'12 Chrysler 200 Limited 3.6L 283hp; 13,000m
'99 Taurus 3.0L 2V Vulcan 145hp; 154,300m - Traded
Amsoil in all vehicles!