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2002 V70 X/C alternator output

Post by Mike Langlois » Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:11 am

Anyone know how many amps a 2002 V70 X/C alternator outputs? Installing an aftermarket stereo and may need a little more output.

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Re: 2002 V70 X/C alternator output

Post by RickHaleParker » Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:54 am

They are not all the same, 120A, 140A or 160A depending on the options the car came with. You need to get the numbers off the alternator to determine which one you have.
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Re: 2002 V70 X/C alternator output

Post by Mike Langlois » Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:28 pm

Just what I thought; took a quick look and did not see numbers on the first go around..

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Re: 2002 V70 X/C alternator output

Post by RickHaleParker » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:13 pm

Might be hard to see in the car. Often molded on the back cover in non-contrasting colors.
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Re: 2002 V70 X/C alternator output

Post by oragex » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:31 pm

Try sliding a camera and take a macro of the regulator, some of the numbers should be apparent, then check the FCP site

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Re: 2002 V70 X/C alternator output  Topic is solved

Post by jimmy57 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:43 pm

The amperage will shown as somethig like, "70 ->120". The low number is the output at a standard alternator RPM for engine idle speed and 120 is max rated.
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Re: 2002 V70 X/C alternator output

Post by Kraig » Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:04 pm

How can one tell if their current alternator was replaced with one of the right size? How would one go about confirming their current alternator is indeed correct one? Is there a way the VID gets used to find out option package?

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