Your 2006 Honda Accord alternator is designed to generate enough electricity to power your car's electrical needs and recharge the battery. If your alternator is no good, your car's reliability can be at stake. Rather than a repair, an alternator replacement is the best solution for a fast and dependable fix. AutoZone carries the parts you need including a 2006 Honda Accord alternator.
An alternator for a 2006 Honda Accord models uses mechanical force to generate electrical energy. A belt drives the alternator pulley which in turn spins a rotor with embedded magnets within a coil. The result is an electrical field that is converted from alternating current to direct current through a rectifier before being dispensed by the power distribution center on fused circuits. Some of the alternator's power is used to replenish the demanding draw on the battery when you start your car.
Alternators can last for years, sometimes even lasting a car's full lifespan. However, a failure can happen that requires attention. Symptoms of a bad alternator can be minor or serious, ranging from dim headlights or a belt squeal to an illuminated battery light on the dash or a burning smell. When it no longer works, the battery won't get recharged and your car could stall while you're in traffic.
When you need parts to fix your car like the alternator, trust AutoZone to easily find the parts that fit your car as designed. Choose from options like Free Next-Day Delivery and Same-Day In-Store Pickup to get your parts fast.