Audi 200 voltage

Grant Lenahan glenahan at
Fri Jul 31 06:20:54 PDT 2009

i realize i dont have a 100/200, but on all the audis i've owned, i  
have NEVER replaced an alternator.

So they cant be that bad.
On Jul 30, 2009, at 10:38 PM, cobram at wrote:

>  David Michael <adavidmichael at> writes:
>> Having said that, I find that alternators are almost a maintenance
>> item on a
>> 200. I get  a lifetime guarantee unit and end up replacing it every
>> two
>> years. Takes me about 1 to 1.5 hours start to finish.....
> Find another supplier.  I put in a Bosch rebuild and it's going on 10
> years.  One voltage regulator gone south in that time.  When the
> el-cheapo Chinese regulators came on the market they were failing at
> about that rate, but even those are much improved these days.  The
> alternator rarely goes, you may be swapping it out because of a bad
> regulator (takes 5 minutes to change) or a precarious exciter wire.
> I enjoy escargot, but I prefer fast food.
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