BMW Voltage Regulator Parts
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BMW voltage regulator typically cost between $12.89 and $147.99.
A BMW's voltage regulator is a circuit in the electrical system that generates and maintains a fixed output voltage. It helps to ensure that the voltage from the power source remains constant, even when the quantity of power drawn from the battery fluctuates. In layman's terms, it ensures that the proper quantity of energy is flowing to the car's engine and other electrical components. Voltage regulators are typically installed into the alternator of a vehicle.
It can be difficult to anticipate the exact lifespan of your alternator voltage regulator. However, under normal environmental conditions, your voltage regulator may outlive the useful life of your car. To be more specific, many mechanics agree that the voltage regulator in your vehicle can survive up to 100,000 miles. However, if your car is continuously exposed to harsh winter or summer weather, this lifespan can shrink.
There are a few signals that your BMW's voltage regulator is failing. Here are some of the most common symptoms of a broken regulator:
- High voltage output - 16 volts or higher
- Power dips - engine sputtering, a rough idle, or a lack of acceleration
- The instrument cluster is not operational
- Flashing or fading lights
- Inoperative high beams
- Corrosion spreading on the battery's terminals and top
- A drained battery
If you detect any of these problems, take your BMW to a mechanic for a checkup. Voltage regulators can be repaired in some circumstances, but in others, they must be replaced. So, when it comes to BMW voltage regulator parts, AutohausAZ is the place to go. Did you know that the majority of other BMW voltage regulator parts websites are controlled by the same company? We are one of the few independent BMW voltage regulator parts websites helping our prices be the lowest on the internet.