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Alternators & Starters Spotlight

Posted by Carly Wallace

Feb 2, 2016 4:33:10 PM

 2016 is in full swing here at ACTParts and in the New Year we have decided to spotlight some of our best products month by month. As you may have noticed, this month we have focused our attention on our well stocked group of alternators and starters. Over the last few weeks we have been receiving some really great questions about our alternators and starters that we believe will be beneficial for all of you to hear the answers to.

Why is it important to use high quality components? Such as heavy duty regulators, high quality bearings, and high temperature grease.

 Standard duty regulators and bearings are prone to premature failure. Bearings not assembled with high temperature grease can cause poor lubrication and bearing failure. In some cases, lower quality bearing grease will liquefy and leak away from the bearing.

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Topics: Aftermarket Parts, Heavy Equipment, Earthmoving Equipment, Alternators, Starters, Electric