Marine Alternator Repairs
Clarke’s Auto Marine has been providing our customers with the highest quality marine electrical repairs, including starter repair, AC repair and alternator repair in Brisbane As we always say, we’re here to diagnose and correct the problems, not just the symptoms.
Clarke’s Auto Marine pride ourselves on being able to provide complete electrical and electronics repair for boats and jet skis. And because our company is fully licensed, bonded and insured, you can trust us with even the most complex repairs and still not have to worry about what kind of results to expect.
Marine alternators used in yachts are similar to automotive alternators, with appropriate adaptations to the salt-water environment. Marine alternators are designed to be explosion proof so that brush sparking will not ignite explosive gas mixtures in an engine room environment.
They may be 12 or 24 volt depending on the type of system installed. Larger marine diesels may have two or more alternators to cope with the heavy electrical demand of a modern yacht.
On single alternator circuits, the power may be split between the engine starting battery and the domestic or house battery (or batteries) by use of a split-charge diode (battery isolator) or a voltage-sensitive relay.