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Alternators & Starters

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Car & Truck Alternators and Starters

Your vehicle's battery supplies power to the starter. The starter solenoid and the starter spin the engine to get it started. An alternator then tops off the battery's charge and powers all of your electrical accessories while the vehicle is running. When one of these parts wears out, breaks, or malfunctions, you may find yourself stranded in your drive way or on the side of the road Get your vehicle running again with parts from Pep Boys. Many of the parts you may need are available the same day at your local store. Unsure if you need to replace your starting components? Read more about signs of a failing alternator.

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