[DML] Re: Reply : Driving with No alternator
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[DML] Re: Reply : Driving with No alternator



David

DO NOT try to drive the car there under Battery power only,as what 
could and will happen as the battery discharges it will cause the 
engine to run poorly/misfire(ie:loss of full spark ) and cause the 
engine to misfire and send unburned gasoline to the cat converter,which 
in turn could overheat the cat converter,and possibly cause the Cat 
converter to become it's OWN Combustion chamber!! Causing a possible 
fire hazard in the engine compartment.... DON"T DRIVE IT......

Claude 

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "daviddlasvegas" <daviddlasvegas@...> 
wrote:
>
> I probably could change the alternator myself...BUT...the altenrator 
> is new. It blew after 5 weeks and is warrantied. The garage will 
> replace it for free, but I have to get it there. So my options to get 
> my car to the garage are:
> 
> 1. Drive it the 280 miles with no alternator and hope I make it.
> 2. Have it shipped and pay a trucker $400.
> 3. Tow it myself with a U-Haul for $200 and travel 45mph getting 5mpg.
>




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