No matter the situation, Advance Auto Parts has the Alternator product you desperately need. We currently carry 18 Alternator products to choose from for your 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe, and our inventory prices range from as little as $145.99 up to $354.37.
Does alternator have fuse?
The alternator is driven off the engine by a belt, which allows the alternator to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy through magnetic induction. Most of the time, there’s a high-amperage fuse or fusible link between the alternator’s battery terminal and the battery.
How much is an alternator for a 2004 Hyundai Elantra?
We currently carry 9 Alternator products to choose from for your 2004 Hyundai Elantra, and our inventory prices range from as little as $189.99 up to $327.61.
How long should alternator last?
How Long Does an Alternator Last? An alternator should last between 80,000 to 150,000 miles, which usually means around 7-10 years. However, if your vehicle is driven hard around Venice or Bradenton, your alternator may need to be replaced sooner.
What kills a car alternator?
Running in full charge mode continuously can kill an alternator, so trying to have your new alternator try and charge your dead battery can result in immediate alternator failure.
How do I know if my fusible link is blown?
The fusible link is essentially an in line fuse on the positive terminal of the battery. To determine if the fusible link has been blown , one test lead of your ohmmeter should be on the positive terminal of the battery and the other test lead should be on the end of the fusible link going to the circuit it protects.
How long does it take to fully charge a car battery while idling?
Faster speeds generate more RPMs, so your battery will recharge faster at speeds of 55 MPH or higher. It takes most vehicles about 30 minutes of driving at highway speeds to fully recharge the battery. Keep in mind that 30 minutes is an average.
How long can a car drive without alternator?
For the unfortunate souls who realize that this vital part of the vehicle is failing, how long will a car run without an alternator and what can you do to elongate the vehicle’s ability to function? Without this essential component, your car will only function for up to two hours and as little as five minutes.
How long does it take an alternator to charge a battery while driving?
While you are driving, the alternator will spin faster and generate more power. It will usually take a car battery between thirty minutes and one hour to completely charge while driving. The charging time is determined by the number of RPM (revolutions per minute) of the car’s engine.
Is replacing an alternator a big job?
When the engine is running, the electrical system is powered by the alternator which replenishes your battery so it doesn’t go flat. It has an aux belt which goes around it. There are a couple of bolts, one on the bottom and one on the top, so it’s not really a big job to replace them.