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.
Failed alternator can cause "no charge" condition on Chevrolet S10
Average mileage: 160,000 (160,000–160,000)
Engines affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 4.3L V6
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1998 Chevrolet S10 - 2.2L 4 Cylinder 160,000 mi, Visitor
Alternator failed no charge condition replaced alternator to fix.
1995 Chevrolet S10 - 4.3L V6
Same here alternator problems & battery replacement.