How to know if my alternators dead?

Asked by Nov 03, 2010 at 03:58 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My battery is good.  It took my friends car 30 min to charge it though till it started:(  Sounds like my alternator?  How do I know?

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pull it off and take it to your local autoparts store.. they should be able to test it .. most of the time there is no charge for it.. and its not very hard to take off the car.

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