Re: alternator turning white
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> My alternator has a white residue on it (1995 Taurus 192,000 miles).
> Is this a sign of impending failure? No other part of the engine has
Hint.... the brushes are likely near gone.
order a replacement brush set, take it off this weekend and replace the
brushes and check bearings, lube the rear one.
look on google this group for tip on refurbing alternator.
If 3.0, remove the overflow/washer tank and set aside, loosen tensioner pivot
bolt. swing tensioner with breaker bar or long box wrench, Slip belt off
idler, totally remove stamped bracket between intake and alternator boss.
- Yes, I'm a crusty old geezer curmudgeon.. deal with it! -