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BAS Alternator- Part 2

The Plot Thickens… I worked on the alternator again this morning, I decided it was time to remove the pulley and get the case open, one way or another. I beat on the pulley with a hammer some more, put some penetrating oil on it, pried at it, and just as I was about to […]

Posted on September 5, 2011 at 10:31 am by Henry · Permalink · Leave a comment
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GM BAS Alternator

A little background: GM has two lines of hybrid vehicles, large full size truck “Two Mode” systems, which are a little bit like a Prius torque-split bred with an automated manual, with a few extra clutches and planetary sets thrown in for good measure, and the decidedly underwhelming “BAS” belt-alternator-starter mild hybrid/start-stop system. The BAS […]

Posted on September 4, 2011 at 9:46 pm by Henry · Permalink · Leave a comment
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