Q: May need new alternator

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My car won't start, and I think it might be the alternator.

You may have a bad alternator, but I get a lot of customers who think that the alternator is bad, when the problem is actually with the battery or its terminals. I recommend that you have a mechanic, like the ones from YourMechanic, come by and check the starting and charging systems to do a thorough diagnostic of your car’s starting problem.

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