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pitbull12888
01-03-2007, 02:20 PM
My buddy has a 05 focus thats still under warranty. We put a system in his car that includes some alum q's and a 1k watt amp. Of couse lights are dimming. If he installs a new alternator (aftermarket) would it void his warranty?
thanks in advance
mike

acold7dusta
01-03-2007, 02:21 PM
new OEM alt or a higher amp alt?

pitbull12888
01-03-2007, 02:23 PM
higher amp so hopefully it will stop the dimming

BoomBoomBoy
01-05-2007, 03:50 PM
Why chance it? Call the dealer.

Savstyle
01-05-2007, 03:53 PM
Why chance it? Call the dealer.

:word: or just do the big 3

Lunchbocks
01-05-2007, 05:04 PM
Talk to the dealer and verify, try to get it in writing if possible. Most likely, the addition of a higher amperage alternator will void the warranty pertaining to any electrical equipment but its possible they'll go as far as saying the aftermarket alternator puts additonal strain on the belt drive system and therefore is making the engine work harder, then void engine warranty as well. They shouldn't do that, and it makes no sense to but they pull some weird things sometimes.

Flipx99
01-05-2007, 05:05 PM
Maybe have them install it. I know it would cost $$ but then you wouldn't have to worry.