AW: [DML] Expected travel distance without alternator
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AW: [DML] Expected travel distance without alternator




We had a this problem at the way to Belfast im May and 
the car made about 100miles with just the battery.

With everything else off and a almost fully charged battery - no problem.

Elvis




Hi guys,

It looks like my alternator croaked on my way to work today and my 
battery light came on with expected lower voltage reading. I need to 
get my car home in order to service it and I'm trying to gauge my odds 
of driving it home.

What is a ballpark expected distance/time I should count on getting 
out of my car running without a working alternator but with a good 
battery? I have a 35 minute drive covering 20 miles. My gut feel is 
that I should be able to drive it home, but if I'm way off, I'd rather 
know beforehand so I don't end up along the road somewhere.

Knut






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