# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Technology II Task 679312147

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Repair or replace alternator components.

Definition

Following manufacturer’s specifications and instructor’s guidelines, process should include disassembling alternator and testing

  • diodes and bridge
  • tetrodes
  • slip rings
  • brushes
  • starter windings
  • rotor
  • bearings
  • capacitors.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Under what conditions would we choose to replace rather than repair components of the alternator?
  • What procedure would be used to determine if a component needs replacing?
  • What safety procedures would be followed in repair of an alternator?