Failed alternator can cause "no charge" condition on GMC Safari

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The alternator may fail, causing a "no charge" condition. An internal bearing may also fail and cause an abnormal noise. If the vehicle is driven too long with a failed bearing, the alternator may stop turning, which can cause the serpentine belt to break or the engine to stall and not turn over.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 84,000 (84,000–84,000)
Engine affected: 4.3L V6
6 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995
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Battery would not charge. Alternator stopped charging battery