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Old 08-28-2013, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by cn90 View Post
Rebuilt alternators these days are so unreliable
I'm not going to disagree with you, as I only have one datapoint, and I do understand your arguments (that the rebuilders put the cheapest parts they can get and don't replace all the things they should) ...

But, I will say that my rebuilt Bosch 120A alternator from Max at OemBimmerparts is still going strong after three years and about 50K miles ...
- One users' example of total electrical failure (AAA towed away) alternator repair (1)
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