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denso alternators

Postby andybed » Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:27 pm

anyone else had a run on failed alternators?the list is ford focus,c max,volvo s4o and hyundai santa fe and guess what the common denomenator is,everyone was a denso unit. also when these vehicles come in with a no charging problem,there is a burning type hot smell coming from the alternator.a quick check using pico confirms charging issues.
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Re: denso alternators

Postby Avdr » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:12 pm

Are they all smart charge types?
Not done any myself but worth looking out for.
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Re: denso alternators

Postby andybed » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:47 pm

hyundai wasn,t.can,t remember others.to be honest these jobs have been spread over the last year ish
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Re: denso alternators

Postby Darren Cotton » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:06 am

when you said you had a run of these failed alternators I thought you meant in a space of weeks.... three over a year is not allot in my opinion..

are they re-manufactured by some one else or are these genuine Denso alternators...


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Re: denso alternators

Postby andybed » Tue Nov 13, 2012 5:20 pm

just to clarify darren,they were all original units that came with the car.ive done 6 focus and 3 c max plus the others.i agree not a vast amount,just thought a pattern was begining to form.
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Re: denso alternators

Postby Robski » Tue Nov 13, 2012 5:35 pm

hmmmm......... so these were the existing units on the cars & not new ones fitted that failed (that's how i interpreted this thread) ?
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Re: denso alternators

Postby andybed » Tue Nov 13, 2012 5:52 pm

i should explain myself clearer.i.m not the best typist so i cut things short.im more of a spanner man.although with scopes and scantools now they tend to come out my box before the tools do.iv,e got a polo on its way with intermittent power steering,had any dealings with em?
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