Originally Posted by DJOrtiz
also, i answered my question about removing the connections from the terminals while the vehicle is running.. it just dies. LOL.
Yup, alternators are not like the old generators that had some residual magnetism that was enough to produce electricity when disconnected from the battery. An alternator needs some external power to energize the rotor windings to produce a magnetic field to make electricity.
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