Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315


Chapter 19, Problem 4ASRQ
Textbook Problem

While diagnosing the cause of a noise coming from a generator just after the engine shuts off: Technician A says that the noise can be caused by something mechanical or electrical. Technician B says that the whirring noise is probably caused by a diode or an overrunning clutch and it should be considered normal WTio is correct?

  1. Technician A

  • Technician B
  • Both A and B
  • Neither A nor B
  • Expert Solution
    To determine

    Whether Technician A or Technician B is correct.

    Explanation of Solution

    Charging system produces excessive noise. The reason for these noises can be mechanical or electrical. Generally, electrical noise is considered normal and it may vary according to the load.

    A faulty diode can cause abnormal whirring noise in AC alternator...

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