The alternator may fail causing the battery to go dead, or an abnormal noise may develop. The dash warning light may or may not illuminate. A failed alternator will require replacement.
Car Problem Reports
Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Alternator May Fail and Cause Noise and Dead Battery
Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Problem
Engines Affected: 4.3L V6, 5.0L V8, 5.7L V8
Visitor, 1992 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup, 5.7L V8, 236,000 mi
replaced alternator and starter and pulley
Visitor, 1992 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup, 4.3L V6
I'm on #4.The first one was still under warranty,the next 3 out of my pocket.The front bearings seem to be the problem.All 3 have had the front bearings go bad.