2014 Alternator bad at 33k miles? - Ford Mustang Forum
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2014 Alternator bad at 33k miles?

I have a 2014 GT Premium with only 33k miles and as of 1 week ago, my battery light started popping on and off randomly. I went and had it tested today at O'Reileys and they said my alternator was bad, I googled around and saw that a lot of people had this issue with pre 2010, but not a lot about after that. Is there any reason it might have died so early that I may be able to avoid? Or was it just bad luck. Also does anyone have a good video or guide of how to replace the alternator for my car, thanks.

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Car parts like many other items can go bad from day one of service. May have been a quality control issue during assembly, or a defective part in the alternator. Not sure if we can do anything to prevent this type of failure. Not bad luck, just a part failure.

Try American Muscle website for install instructions.

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