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alternator questions...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jonny_jard, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. Jul 20, 2009 at 10:05 AM
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    jonny_jard

    jonny_jard [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I've blown my Alternator somehow and turns out they're like $500 dollars and dealer issue only. So another option is going to a wrecker. I've found a 100Amp alternator but the one in my truck is 90Amps. Is there any danger to my truck if I were to install the 100Amp alternator or will it fit?


    Thanks.
     
  2. Jul 20, 2009 at 11:33 AM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is gooder 'en chicken Moderator

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    Can have the old one repaired? We have a local business that does that kind of thing. And they are not dealer issue. You can find them online.
     
  3. Jul 20, 2009 at 11:38 AM
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    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    theyre that expensive?!?! wow..

    Yah, wrecker or repair.. that sucks. good to know.. when i find a wrecked taco i'll be sure to add that to the list of parts i'll snag..
     
  4. Jul 20, 2009 at 12:32 PM
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    johnecon2001

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    The 100a won't blow anything. You'll want to grab the alternator fuse out of the donor truck though.
     
  5. Jul 20, 2009 at 12:44 PM
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    bobwilson1977

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    none except for crappy hub caps and floor mats.
    Not sure why you thinks it a dealer-only option. All I did was type in alternator, 06 tacoma in Google and got tons of alts for it, some for under $200. Go for a re manufactured unit.
     
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