Alternator not working/ not charging

Asked by Jul 03, 2017 at 12:41 AM about the 2001 Mazda MPV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ok, so when my Mazda MPV engine is running all
three indicator lights (Automatic Transmission,
Alternator and ABS lights) come on meaning they
arent working. But Ive checked the ABS and its
perfectly fine, what could be the cause of this??
Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

2 Answers


Might mean they are not getting the correct working voltage and causing an error code. Would hook up an obd, see if any codes are present, check voltage out of alternator when operating or pull off and take to auto parts store for testing. Your choice there. If it is a faulty alternator sometimes you can replace the brush pack inside without buying a whole new coconut. Happy 4th and Good Luck1

Hello there I've got a Mazda mx6 2.5 V6 okay I've got a problem that wanting me to burn this car but that ain't gonna help me my car as soon as it get to normal operating temperature my car cut out I start it and it won't rev up at all I've put new alternator new spark plugs new distributor cap new rotor new fuel pump new fuel filter new plugs wen car is cold its fine can say not right rigbt but alot better alternator charging at 14. 40 on the battery on the alternator same thing if I put positive and put my meter on the alternator it self and the earth from my meter on the the engine charging at 14. 36 wen the fans kick in both of them the car stall and wen I start it again it only charges at 12. 36 volt why is this car doing this and it refuse to rev above 5000rpm

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