Having problems with your Mazda Tribute ?
This 03 mazda tribute has just recently started to burn up voltage regulators in the altinator. I have put 3 alt.'s on this already and it now looks like I'll need to do a forth!!
1st time in: AVR test found that the battery was very weak even after a charge. the test also revealed that my alt. was not produceing enough voltage 11.5v peak @ 2000rpm
2nd time in: i had a whine noise under the hood. my new alt. had a bad bearing in it, replaced alt. again
3rd time in: my batt. light h
I have had a string of bad alternators through my shop lately all made by USA alternator. I would breakdown and get an OEM part in this case. I would also bench test alternator prior to installation
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