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Alternator output on 2002 tacoma?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Sheepdog, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. Feb 22, 2010 at 10:25 PM
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    Sheepdog

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    I want to get a higher ouput alternator but not sure what to get or if I even need it for my auxillary lights. How many amps does the stock alternator putout on a 2002 tacoma 4x4, sr5, trd?
     
  2. Feb 23, 2010 at 7:00 AM
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    chris4x4

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  3. Feb 23, 2010 at 9:06 AM
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    The factory spec rating for a 2002 generator is only 60A, according to the FSM.

    A heavier-duty generator (sometimes listed as 90A; sometimes as 80A) was available with the factory Tow Package. This heavier-duty generator was also included in a 'Cold Weather Package' that was not listed in the sales literature, but was available in some northern states.
     
  4. Feb 23, 2010 at 11:40 AM
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    GAH!!!

    I knew I was wrong after I posted....:eek:
     
  5. Feb 25, 2010 at 4:43 PM
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    Sweet!!! Thanks guys!!!
     
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