how do i know if i have a bad alternator isbad on my 2000 avalon ?

Asked by Jan 18, 2017 at 01:24 AM about the 2000 Toyota Avalon XL

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

3 Answers

73,765

One way you could test is with a digital multi-meter set on DC volts, and see what the voltage is on the battery when the car is running. It should show 14.5 volts. Otherwise you can go to a shop and they can do a quick test on the charging system.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
27,135

what is it doing or not doing??? yes as above...but might only show 12.8 untill you bring up the rpms to around 3000

73,765

Charging system should put out 14.5 volts even at an idle.

Your Answer

Avalon

Looking for a Used Avalon in your area?

CarGurus has 16,969 nationwide Avalon listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:
Get More Money for Your Car
Be seen by 20 million shoppers. Create Your Free Listing

Toyota Avalon Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,790
  • #2
    lilfrosty357
    Reputation
    900
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    680
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Camry
1,043 Great Deals out of 72,497 listings starting at $295
Used Honda Accord
1,114 Great Deals out of 61,915 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Highlander
451 Great Deals out of 27,490 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Corolla
921 Great Deals out of 57,563 listings starting at $1,488
Used Nissan Maxima
287 Great Deals out of 23,218 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota RAV4
822 Great Deals out of 51,119 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
299 Great Deals out of 21,851 listings starting at $1,700
Used Chevrolet Impala
514 Great Deals out of 33,924 listings starting at $950
Used Nissan Altima
1,033 Great Deals out of 75,527 listings starting at $1,627
Used Honda Civic
817 Great Deals out of 73,280 listings starting at $1,400
Used Hyundai Sonata
719 Great Deals out of 50,173 listings starting at $500

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Toyota Avalon For Sale
8,677 listings starting at $24,501
2017 Toyota Avalon For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 1,610 listings starting at $26,988
2016 Toyota Avalon For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 835 listings starting at $16,991
2015 Toyota Avalon For Sale
28 Great Deals out of 772 listings starting at $14,995
2014 Toyota Avalon For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 1,207 listings starting at $13,987

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.