2008 Buick Enclave Replacing The Alternator

This 2008 Buick Enclave CXL came in with the complaint that the battery would go dead while driving. The battery light was on and there was a message on the dash to service the charging system. Something else that I noticed but cannot duplicate here is that there was a steady moan from the engine … Continue reading “2008 Buick Enclave Replacing The Alternator”

Replacing Worn Brushes In A Delphi Alternator

This alternator was removed from a 2002 Chevrolet Suburban. To replace the brushes in this alternator the rear plastic cover first has to be removed. There are several slots around the exterior surface of the black plastic cover. Using a small screwdriver inserted into the slot, pry out on the lower end to release the … Continue reading “Replacing Worn Brushes In A Delphi Alternator”

2004 GMC Envoy No Crank Condition

This 2004 GMC Envoy came in with multiple electrical complaints. The main complaint was that it had to jumped started any time the engine was shut off.  A quick check found that the battery cables were very loose. After removing the cable ends for inspection an excess amount of corrosion was found. From the way … Continue reading “2004 GMC Envoy No Crank Condition”